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Photo Essay: March on Rifle

Black Lives Matter and pro-police supporters were joined by a few other groups as they marched through Rifle marking Juneteenth anniversary.

Participants in the pro-police gathering hold american flags as thye wait for the march through Rifle. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Participants in the Black Lives Matter march gather near city hall as they prepare to make the walk to the Police Department. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Peter and Dawn Hayes show their support for the local police department as they prepare to march down Railroad Avenue last Friday. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Black Lives Matter marchers begin the trek from downtown Rifle to the police department during last week’s event in Rifle. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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A few of the younger members of the pro-police march wait along Railroad Avenue for the march to the police department to begin last Friday in Rifle. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Participants in last Friday’s march gather at the intersection of Third Street and Railroad Avenue. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Black Lives Matter participants walk by pro-police supporters as they march through the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Thurs Street Friday evening in Rifle. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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A community member volunteering with the Farmers Market takes a moment to flash a peace sign as the march makes its way down Railroad Avenue. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Participants from both sides make their way past the post office as they march through Rifle. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Black Lives Matter participants walk by a mural of the Colorado River Valley as they march through Rifle to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth. Hundreds of BLM supporters and pro-police supporter gathered in Rifle for the event. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Members of pro-police group gather along Railroad Avenue during a march by Black Lives Matter supporter marking Juneteenth last Friday in Rifle. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Two bikers rumble by the Black Lives Matter march down Railroad Avenue during last Friday’s rally in Rifle. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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A biker shows his support for the police as the Black Lives Matter march makes its way through Rifle last Friday. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Pro-police supporter show their patriotism as they walk across from City Market on their way to the police Department last Friday. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Hundreds of Black Lives Matter supporters chant as they march towards the police department to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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A group of bikers slowly ride down Railroad Avenue next to the Black Lives Matter march last Friday in Rifle. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Participants from Black Lives Matter march are greeted with a peace symbol from a community member last Friday. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Wearing protective masks participants in the Black Lives Matter march file past the new swimming pool last Friday. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Wearing protective masks participants in the Black Lives Matter march file past the new swimming pool last Friday. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Law enforcement officers with Carbondale Police Department and Garfield County Sheriff’s Office help keep distance between both sides participating in last Friday’s march through Rifle. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Members of the Black Lives Matter march yell out chants as they gather in the parking lot of the police department. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Participants in last Friday’s march gather near the fire department last Friday. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Members of the Black Lives Matter raise their fists during a moment of silence in the parking lot of the police department. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Participants in last Friday’s march gather near the police department last Friday. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Participants in the Black Lives Matter March walk in front of the Rifle Police Department after making the 16-block trek from city hall last Friday. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Participants in last Friday’s march gather for a prayer near the Rifle Metro Pool. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
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Participants in last Friday’s march through Rifle make their way back downtown. (Kyle Mills / Citizen Telegram)
Participants in last Friday’s march through Rifle make their back downtown.
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