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Colorado’s youngest black elected official is now the face of Denver’s protests
Denver

DENVER — Tay Anderson stood on North Broadway in the heart of downtown Denver, hundreds of protesters milling around him. SWAT officers pulled up, got out of their cars, gripping paintball and tear-gas guns, and tried to herd the crowd back onto the sidewalk.

The protest that Friday had been noisy but peaceful. Now, as rush-hour traffic eased its way past the mass, the situation grew tense and uncertain. Officers shoved Anderson as he tried to ask the commander for permission to remain on the thoroughfare.