Denver’s 10th Day of Protests to Combat Police Brutality in Honor of George Floyd

Protesters stand on Lincoln St. outside the Colorado State Capitol while volunteers scrub away graffiti from the sidewalk on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

For the tenth straight day in a row, thousands of people in Denver have come out to lend their voices to the protests in honor of George Floyd, the man who was murdered by police officers in Minneapolis, and the larger problems of racism and police brutality. Black Lives Matter.

Previous days of coverage of the protests can be found HERE and HERE

 

Florists and protesters from around Denver work to create a flower art activism piece in Liberty Park during the protest on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Quincy Shannon speaks to a crowd that swelled from the hundreds into the thousands during the George Floyd protest in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Hundreds of protesters raise the fists in the air in a sign of solidarity against police brutality during the tenth straight day of protests in Denver on Saturday, June 10, 2020.

An interpreter flips the bird while signing one of the many speeches made at Civic Center Park in Denver during the protest on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

The crowds at the all day protest in Denver on Saturday fluctuated between the hundreds and thousands as people protested for the tenth straight day, June 6, 2020.

Protesters hold up signs during the demonstration in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A protester holds a portait of George Floyd while listening to speeches during the demonstration on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Quincy Shannon, center, stands with profeesional athletes from the Denver Broncos and other teams in solidarity for Black Lives Matter during the protest on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Denver Broncos’ Justin Simmons speaks during the protest in memory of George Floyd on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Denver Broncos’ A.J. Johnson speaks during the protest in memory of George Floyd on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Denver Broncos’ Davontae Harris speaks during the protest in memory of George Floyd on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Players from Denver’s professional sports teams lead protesters from the steps of the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park into the streets of the city as they protest police brutality on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Denver Broncos’ Justin Simmons marches with thousands of protesters in memory of George Floyd on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Quincy Shannon uses a bullhorn to speak as the crowd of protesters march through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Denver Broncos’ Justin Simmons marches with thousands of protesters through the streets of the city on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protest organizers march near the front of the crowd as they lead thousands through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Denver Police officers march with protesters through the streets of the city on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters march through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters march through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Players from Denver’s professional sports teams march with protesters through the streets of the city on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters carry signs as they march through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A protester on a motorcycle helps block oncoming traffic as thousands of protesters march through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Denver Broncos’ Davontae Harris marches with thousands of protesters in memory of George Floyd on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters march through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters march through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters march through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters march through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A Denver Police officer moves cases of water to hand out to protesters as they march through the streets on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A Denver Police officer hands out bottles of water to protesters as they march through the streets on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters march through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A flyer featuring George Floyd is displayed on a boarded up business along the 16th St. Mall in Denver as protesters march by on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters march up 16th St. Mall in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters march up 16th St. Mall in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A young girl leads a call and answer of “no justice, no peace” as she marches through the streets of Denver with thousands of other protesters on Saturday, June 6, 2020. “I’m here because I want to support black lives.”

Protesters near the Colorado State Capitol as they march down Broadway in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Thousands of protesters listen to speeches while gathered at the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

One protester makes his way through the crowd while carrying a bullhorn and a flag on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A member of the Colorado Anti Racist Club speaks to thousands of gathered protesters at the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Thousands of protesters listen to speeches while gathered at the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A member of the Colorado Anti Racist Club speaks to thousands of gathered protesters at the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters at the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park sit wherever they can in order to see speakers on stage on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A member of the Colorado Anti Racist Club speaks to thousands of gathered protesters at the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Thousands of protesters react to sppeches while gathered at the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A protester holds up a sign with the word mama, one of the polarizing phrases from the video captured of George Floyd’s murder, during the tenth straight day of demonstrations in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A young boy holds as sign while standing on the roof of a car along Broadway as protesters move between Civic Center Park at the Colorado State Capitol on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters lay flowers in front of the veteran’s memorial in Liberty Park during the tenth straight day of unrest in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A woman circles the portait of Geoge Floyd at the base of the steps of the Colorado State Capitol on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters use a bull horn to get their messages across on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters gather at the Colorado State Capitol for the tenth day in a row after the murder of George Floyd on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

The Brothers of Brass band play on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol during the tenth day of protest in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

One protester calls for the end of police brutality as she shares her story at the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters gather at the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park to listen to individuals tell their stories of racism and calls to end police brutality on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A 16-year-old protester wipes tears from her eyes as she tells the gathered crowd her story at the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters carrying signs and screaming chants start marching away from Civic Center Park in Denver as they take to the streets of the city for the second time on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters holds signs and scream chants as they march through the streets of downtown Denver for the second time on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Hundreds of protesters march down 15th St. carrying signs and screaming chants on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Two protesters walk together while marching down the 16th Street Mall in Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Hundreds of protesters kneel in the center of the 16th Street Mall in Denver as the chant “no justice, no peace” on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Hundreds of protesters kneel in the center of the 16th Street Mall in Denver as the chant “no justice, no peace” on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

A family watches with fists in the air as hundreds of protesters pass by marching through the streets of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Hundreds of protesters lay prone on the street during the second march through the city of Denver to protest police brutality and the murder of George Floyd and others on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Hundreds of protesters lay prone on the street during the second march through the city of Denver to protest police brutality and the murder of George Floyd and others on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Hundreds of protesters lay prone on the street during the second march through the city of Denver to protest police brutality and the murder of George Floyd and others on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

One protester screams out “mama” and “I can’t breathe” as hundreds lay prone or sit in the street during the second march through the city of Denver on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters holds signs and scream chants as they march through the streets of downtown Denver for the second time on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters holds signs and scream chants as they march through the streets of downtown Denver for the second time on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters holds signs and scream chants as they march through the streets of downtown Denver for the second time on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters march through the streets of Denver for the second time on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters gather at the Colorado State Capitol as the protest continues into the evening hours on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters lay their signs on the steps of the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park as the protest continues into the evening hours of Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Protesters gather at the Greek Amphitheatre in Civic Center Park as the protest continues into the evening hours on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

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