Destruction During George Floyd Protests Angers Denver’ Black Activists: ‘Had Tears In My Eyes’: – CBS Denver


(CBS4) – Friday night in Denver turned violent after a full day of peaceful protesting by people mourning the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.

Protesters run from tear gas fired by police during a protest on May 29, 2020 in Denver. This was the second day of protests in Denver, with more demonstrations planned for the weekend. Demonstrations are being held across the US after George Floyd died in police custody on May 25th in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Protesters run from tear gas fired by police late Friday night in Denver. (credit: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

“Last night I had tears in my eyes looking at the destruction,” said Denver civil Rights leader Alvertis Simmons.

Alvertis Simmons

Alvertis Simmons (credit: CBS)

Tay Anderson, a leader in Black Lives Matter Denver, agrees saying, “Man I’m…



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