DENVER (CBS4)– Students attending school in Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood honored Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday morning. The kindergarten and first grade classes marched in their own Marade after Monday’s city-wide celebration of MLK Jr.
The students walked from Turtle Park to Montview Presbyterian Church where they performed “We Shall Overcome.”READ MORE: Parker Man Paralyzed After Stroke Believed To Be Caused By COVID
Retired Denver County Judge Diane Briscoe spoke to the children about stepping up and doing what’s right.READ MORE: After Small Planes Collided Over Denver Area, Woman Saw Damaged Aircraft Coming Down And 'Just Ran'
“If you see someone bullying someone at school, stand up for what’s right. Tell the bully to stop and that is not right. Some times there is a cost to stand up for what’s right, than the bully might not like you either,” said Briscoe.
Briscoe went on to tell the children about how she became a judge and that the students could grow up to be anything they want to be.MORE NEWS: Water Main Break Floods Roads In Residential Area Close To Denver-Englewood Border
Tens of thousands of Coloradans marched through Denver Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the 35th annual Marade.