2 Different 'March On Washington'-Related Events Take Place In DenverProtesters across the nation and in two separate events in Denver are raising their voices as part of the March on Washington Friday.
March On Denver Organized For Anniversary Of March On Washington Led By Martin Luther King Jr.Local civil rights leader Alvertis Simmons announced Tuesday he is organizing a March on Denver on the anniversary of the historic event lead by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington, D.C.
Broncos Safety Justin Simmons Donates Basketball, Meals To Inner-City Youth CampThe Simmons Foundation for Youth and Change was founded in 2005 with its first basketball camp beginning in 2007 at Denver East High School.
'I'm Proud Of The Demonstrations': Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Marches With Protesters DowntownDenver Mayor Michael Hancock joined protesters in downtown Denver on Wednesday evening as hundreds gathered first at the state Capitol and then moved on to the streets.
Civil Rights Activists 'Disgusted' That Call For Reform Is Drowned Out By RiotsLocal civil rights leaders say their call for reform in the justice system is being drowned out by the chaos and violence.
'Had Tears In My Eyes': Destruction During George Floyd Protests Angers Denver's Black ActivistsAlvertis Simmons and Tay Anderson say this movement is about peace and justice and dismantling racism in America, not destroying the city in the name of black people.
'We Got To Protest': Civil Rights Leader Calls For SolutionsThe organizer for a protest planned on Saturday in honor of George Floyd hopes his event can stand out with leadership and a strong message calling for solutions.
Sidney Dawson Awaits Settlement After Finding Noose At WorkplaceAn African American man won his case with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) after complaining there was a noose in his workplace.
Free Basketball Camp Brings Community And Police TogetherDenver Police attend the camp, help coach, and even play with those who signed up.
Racist Flyers At East High: Real Or A Hoax?Officials with Denver Public Schools are looking into reports of white supremacist flyers being distributed near East High School.
Top Denver Sheriff Commanders Demoted For Preferential TreatmentFormer Denver Sheriff Gary Wilson has been demoted to the rank of Captain, and his sister, Phazaria Koonce, has been demoted from Captain to the rank of Sergeant after the Safety Department determined the two provided preferential treatment to the granddaughter of former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb.
Denver Sheriff Commanders Face Hearings In Preferential Treatment InvestigationTwo top commanders at the Denver Sheriff Department face disciplinary hearings into how they handled the jailing of the granddaughter of former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb.
Denver Activists Plan For Another Peaceful Rally After Ferguson AnnouncementAfter a peaceful but emotional protest in Denver on Monday night, community activists who are upset with the grand jury's decision in Ferguson say there will be another demonstration.
Police Working With Protesters In Denver As Ferguson Decision Is ReachedCommunity leaders in Denver are watching closely as a grand jury decision is expected soon on whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Protesters Demand Changes From Denver Zoo And Police After Man's DeathProtesters are demanding changes from the Denver Zoo and police following the death of a man at the zoo on Monday. They also want an apology.