Activism

Denver Rally for Justice for George Floyd Turns Into Violent Protest

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Hundreds of protesters gathered at the Colorado Capitol for the Justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Sean Reed & Others rally on May 28.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the State Capitol on May 28 for the Justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Sean Reed & Others rally. But what started out peaceful turned into a protest that stretched through blocks of downtown and Capitol Hill; police ultimately used tear gas to disperse the crowd. "Coloradans are better than this," said Governor Jared Polis.