Denver charter network, DPS board member Tay Anderson host Black Lives Matter march

Students marched in solidarity with the BLM movement.

Demonstrators march on Tuesday, June 16, as part of the DSST Black Lives Matter protest. (Hart Van Denburg/CPR)

Demonstrators march on Tuesday, June 16, as part of the DSST Black Lives Matter protest. (Hart Van Denburg/CPR)

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Starting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, DSST Public Schools and Denver Public School board member Tay Anderson hosted a Black Lives Matter march.

The march gave students at the DPS school the opportunity to voice their support for the BLM movement and speak out against racism. It began at Cheesman Park and ended at Civic Center Park at 6 p.m.

A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Musician Walker Groves joins the students in a moment of silence.

A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Musician Walker Groves joins the students in a moment of silence.

Hart Van Denburg/CPR News
A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.

A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.

Hart Van Denburg/CPR News
A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. School Board member Tay Anderson led chants along the route.

A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. School Board member Tay Anderson led chants along the route.

Hart Van Denburg/CPR News
A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.

A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.

Hart Van Denburg/CPR News
A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Ahmed Eltayeb spoke to the students at then Capitol.

A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Ahmed Eltayeb spoke to the students at then Capitol.

Hart Van Denburg/CPR News
A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Student Salem Salem Hailu spoke in the park before the march began.

A student-led demonstration supporting Black Lives Matter, organized by DSST: College View High School in Denver, marched from Cheeseman Park to the Capitol on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Student Salem Salem Hailu spoke in the park before the march began.

Hart Van Denburg/CPR News

 

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