LOOK: Denver high school students walk out in protest of Donald Trump

Students walked out of one or more schools in Denver in protest on Friday afternoon.

Student protestors on Federal Boulevard on Nov. 11, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Students walked out of one or more schools in Denver in protest on Friday afternoon.

“We know that Donald Trump is president, but we wont be afraid,” said Andrea Ramirez, a ninth-grader at STRIVE Prep. “We want equality for all because that is what we all deserve.”

Amador Reyes (left), Kevin Garcia and Ricaerdo Ramon, 10th graders at Strive Prep, hold flags during a rally held by high school students in Ruby Hill after a multi-school walk-out. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) protest; rally; march; students; ruby hill; trump; politics; election; kevinjbeaty; copolitics; denver; denverite; colorado; latino; hispanic;
Amador Reyes (left), Kevin Garcia and Ricaerdo Ramon, 10th graders at Strive Prep, hold flags during a rally held by high school students in Ruby Hill after a multi-school walk-out. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Some of those protesting were gathering on Federal Boulevard. Denver Public Schools is encouraging students to stay on campus and have conversations.

Other young people are protesting in Boulder and Colorado Springs.

Here are some more photos:

Max Hernandez holds a little Puerto Rican flag at a rally held by high school students in Ruby Hill after a multi-school walk-out. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) protest; rally; march; students; ruby hill; trump; politics; election; kevinjbeaty; copolitics; denver; denverite; colorado; latino; hispanic;
Max Hernandez holds a little Puerto Rican flag. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
A rally held by high school students in Ruby Hill after a multi-school walk-out. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) protest; rally; march; students; ruby hill; trump; politics; election; kevinjbeaty; copolitics; denver; denverite; colorado; latino; hispanic;
A rally held by high school students in Ruby Hill. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
A rally held by high school students in Ruby Hill after a multi-school walk-out. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) protest; rally; march; students; ruby hill; trump; politics; election; kevinjbeaty; copolitics; denver; denverite; colorado; latino; hispanic;
Students pass by with signs. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
A rally held by high school students in Ruby Hill after a multi-school walk-out. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) protest; rally; march; students; ruby hill; trump; politics; election; kevinjbeaty; copolitics; denver; denverite; colorado; latino; hispanic;
Students rally in the Lowe’s Mercado parking lot at Louisiana and Federal. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
A rally held by high school students in Ruby Hill after a multi-school walk-out. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) protest; rally; march; students; ruby hill; trump; politics; election; kevinjbeaty; copolitics; denver; denverite; colorado; latino; hispanic;
A rally held by high school students in Ruby Hill after a multi-school walk-out. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Padres and Jovenes Unidos youth leader Juan Evangelista leads chants at the front of a rally held by high school students in Ruby Hill after a multi-school walk-out. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) protest; rally; march; students; ruby hill; trump; politics; election; kevinjbeaty; copolitics; denver; denverite; colorado; latino; hispanic;
Padres and Jovenes Unidos youth leader Juan Evangelista leads chants at the front of a the rally. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
Kevin Garcia holds a flag during a rally held by high school students in Ruby Hill after a multi-school walk-out. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) protest; rally; march; students; ruby hill; trump; politics; election; kevinjbeaty; copolitics; denver; denverite; colorado; latino; hispanic;
Kevin Garcia holds a flag. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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