As conservative backlash against the Black Lives Matters movement grows, new voices within BLM promote peace and transgender empowerment.
This brings the sad total to 16 transgender Americans reported murdered this year.
Alicia Garza, who created the era-defining term 'Black Lives Matter,' says police are not the enemy of queer people.
The candles may burn for black men slain by police, but those candles are raised by women.
Several attendees of this year's Creating Change conference aimed to remind others of the racial rifts that must be mended.
Following the demonstration, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock told organizers that he would not speak at this year's Creating Change conference as planned.