DENVER (CBS4) – Students within the Denver Public School District led a protest and march Sunday morning through Civic Center Park and down Colfax Avenue. Thousands gathered at the Greek Amphitheatre for a rally ahead of the march.

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This begins the 11th day of protests and demonstrations in Denver.

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The demonstrations were organized to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter effort as well as to call for an end to police brutality across the country.

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The march ended at the Martin Luther King Jr. statue in City Park. Students were joined by staff and parents.

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A few hundred feet away, protesters gathered at the State Capitol building during a special session at the state legislature. Demonstrators protested a bill which would require the state health department to have a submission process for people who want to claim a non-medical exemption for an immunization for a religious or personal belief.