Denver’s Fifth Day of Protests in Remembrance of George Floyd

A person holds up a Black Lives Matter sign as protestors start to gather at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver in remembrance of George Floyd and others on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

There is a lot that could be said but hopefully these photos will tell the story better than I ever could with words.  Black Lives Matter.

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

 

Protestors gather at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Protestors gather at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Protestors gather at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Protestors take to the the streets of Denver after leaving the Colorado State Capitol on Monday, June 1, 2020. Thousands of people gathered throughout the afternoon to protest the murder of George Floyd.
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Protestors take to the the streets of Denver after leaving the Colorado State Capitol on Monday, June 1, 2020. Thousands of people gathered throughout the afternoon to protest the murder of George Floyd.
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Protestors move away from the Colorado State Capitol in Denver as they march through the streets of the city in remembrance of the murder of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Protestors make their way through downtown Denver as they march to remember George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen, center, marches alongside thousands of protestors as they make their way through the city on Monday, June 1, 2020. The protest in remembrance of George Floyd started at the steps of the Colorado State Capitol before moving out into the streets.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen, left, marches alongside thousands of protestors as they make their way through the city on Monday, June 1, 2020. The protest in remembrance of George Floyd started at the steps of the Colorado State Capitol before moving out into the streets.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Officers from the Denver Police Department march alongside protestors as they make their way through the city on Monday, June 1, 2020. The crowd gathered at the steps of the Colorado State Capitol before taking to the streets to protest the killing of George Floyd.
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Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen, center, marches alongside thousands of protestor sas they make their way through the city on Monday, June 1, 2020. The protest in remembrance of George Floyd started at the steps of the Colorado State Capitol before moving out into the streets.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Denver Police officers walk arm in arm with protestors as they march through the city on Monday, June 1, 2020. This is the fifth day of protests in remembrance of George Floyd.
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Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen,second right, marches alongside thousands of protestor sas they make their way through the city on Monday, June 1, 2020. The protest in remembrance of George Floyd started at the steps of the Colorado State Capitol before moving out into the streets.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen, center, marches alongside thousands of protestor sas they make their way through the city on Monday, June 1, 2020. The protest in remembrance of George Floyd started at the steps of the Colorado State Capitol before moving out into the streets. Chief Pazen was joined by some of his officers.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen, left, addresses a crowd of thousands of protestors in front of the Denver Performing Arts Complex on Monday, June 1, 2020 .Chief Pazen and some of his officers marched alongside the protestors as they made their way through the city.
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Jaylen Vaughn holds his fist in the air as he marches with protestors through Denver in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Nate Smith holds up his fist as he chants during the protest to remember George Floyd as thousands march through the city of Denver on Monday, June 1, 2020. Some police officers, including Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen marched alongside the protestors.
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Protestors march down the 16th Street Mall in Denver, Colorado carrying signs and chanting in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020. Thousands of people came out to demonstrate.
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Kellian Conway holds up both hands as he chants “don’t shoot” while marching down the 16th Street Mall in Denver on Monday, June 1, 2020. Thousands of protestors cam out in remembrance of George Floyd who was murdered last week by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
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Crews work to board up windows for businesses along 16th Street Mall as protestors march past on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Protestors march down the 16th Street Mall in Denver, Colorado carrying signs and chanting in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020. Thousands of people came out to demonstrate.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Protestors march down the 16th Street Mall in Denver, Colorado carrying signs and chanting in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020. Thousands of people came out to demonstrate.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Protestors march down the 16th Street Mall in Denver, Colorado carrying signs and chanting in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020. Thousands of people came out to demonstrate.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Protestors march down the 16th Street Mall in Denver, Colorado carrying signs and chanting in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020. Thousands of people came out to demonstrate.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Protestors return towards the Colorado State Capitol after marching through the streets of Denver with members of the Denver Police on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Protestors return towards the Colorado State Capitol after marching through the streets of Denver with members of the Denver Police on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Julieta Torres, left, holds up a sign on the Colorado State Capitol lawn in Denver on Monday as thousands of protestors gather to remember George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Candles, flowers and photos of victims sit on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver as protestors speak out against police violence in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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A protestor burns sage on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol as a candlelight vigil is held in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.

Protestors gather at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Speeches are given on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver during a protest in remembrance of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Protestors at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver chant out slogans against violence during an event to remember George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Protestors lay flowers and burn candles in front of photos of victims of violence including George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and more at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Cera Samtistevan lays a bunch of burning sage in front of a picture of George Floyd during a protest at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Candles, flowers and photos of victims sit on the steps to the Colorado State Capitol in Denver during the vigil portion of a protest in honor of George Floyd on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Protestors hold candles on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver during a vigil portion of the event on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Protestors sit and take a knee during an eight minute moment of silence at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Quincy Shannon lays on the ground with his hands behind his back in front of the steps of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver during an eight minute moment of silence to remember George Floyd and others on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Protest organizers speak to a crowd of thousands on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Protestors at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver raise their fists in the air in a sign of solidarity on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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Protestors end the event at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver with music and dancing after five hours of speeches and marching through the city on Monday, June 1, 2020.
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