Colorado workers join US protest against racial injustice

Colorado News

DENVER (AP) — Janitors, security officers and health care workers knelt in silence in Denver to honor George Floyd and participate in a nationwide protest against racial injustice.

About three dozen masked workers gathered under the trees in front of the Kaiser Permanente Franklin medical offices on Monday for an 8 minute and 46 second period of silence to commemorate the death of George Floyd for the amount of time prosecutors say a white Minneapolis police officer held his knee on Floyd’s neck. Dubbed the “Strike for Black Lives,” the protest was organized by labor unions and social and racial justice organizations. Actions were planned in more than 20 U.S. cities. 

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