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Protests Against Police Violence On Monday's Access Utah

Casper Star-Tribune

It’s been several days now of unrest, protests, and riots in many cities across the U.S. and the world (including Salt Lake City) since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25. We'll talk about it on Access Utah today.

We’re going to talk with Riley Bringhurst, a Salt Lake City man who traveled to Minnesota to join the protests there. Our guests will also include Forrest Crawford, Professor of Teacher Education at Weber State University and a founder of Utah's Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Commission; Marisela Martinez-Cola, Assistant Professor of Sociology at USU; Jason Gilmore, USU Assistant Professor of Communication Studies; and Ross Peterson, Emeritus Professor of History at USU.


Tom Williams worked as a part-time UPR announcer for a few years and joined Utah Public Radio full-time in 1996. He is a proud graduate of Uintah High School in Vernal and Utah State University (B. A. in Liberal Arts and Master of Business Administration.) He grew up in a family that regularly discussed everything from opera to religion to politics. He is interested in just about everything and loves to engage people in conversation, so you could say he has found the perfect job as host “Access Utah.” He and his wife Becky, live in Logan.