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Students Stand Together to Break the Silence at Manual

Dec. 9, 2016
 

On Nov. 18, 2016, nearly 60 students, educators and community members gathered in the writing center at Manual High School to ponder the fate of a nation.

“Stand Together, Break the Silence” was a gathering of students, educators, and friends who had spent the previous 10 days digesting the surprising results of the presidential election. Most of those in the room — primarily people of color — were both defiant and scared. These dedicated Denver Public Schools (DPS) teens and young adults came together to defend their rights and talk about what comes next.

Read the exclusive feature story by 5280 Magazine online here.