Crowd gathers for rally and march in response to Charlottesville violence

Huge crowds of people descended on Denver Sunday to show that hate is not welcome in the Mile High City.

KUSA - In the wake of Saturday's white nationalist rally in Virginia that ended with three people dead and 19 injured, a Denver-based group hosted an "erasing hate" meeting on Sunday.

The Resistance 5280 hosted the peaceful gathering, which began at 2 p.m. at Denver's City Park. Attendees met at the Martin Luther King Jr. statue at by East High School before walking to the Capitol.

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The Facebook group said it planned to "show unity, strength, and power proactively NOW against racism, hatred, and white supremacy, and in solidarity with everyone resisting oppression everywhere."

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