DENVER (CBS4) – Different groups planned separate marches and rallies in Denver on Saturday. The March 4 Black Women Denver organized the Silence in Solidarity march at 10 a.m.
They plan to march to the State Capitol building.
Activists organized another rally and protest for noon.
The Party for Socialism and Liberation – Denver organized the Drop The Charge march and rally in response two several activists being arrested and charged in connection to protests earlier this summer.
The group gathered at the State Capitol building. It’s scheduled to end at 3 p.m.
“We are not afraid! We have the power of the people and justice on our side! Stand up, fight back! Drop the charges now!”
Denver police detained a man on a weapons violation during the protest. They say the man was released to re-enter the protest. Police say they followed protocol which was also used during a march on Wednesday night for a different weapons violation.
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) September 26, 2020