George Floyd

Utah Legislature Takes Step Towards Banning Knee-holds

Jun 16, 2020
Utah House Democrats

Democratic state Sen. Sandra Hollins introduced a bill Tuesday into that would ban the use of knee holds by Utah police officers.

Can Elementary Students Fight Racism?

Jun 11, 2020
Black Lives Matter protest, Logan, Utah, George Floyd, Police Brutality, local 9-year-old wants racism to end with her generation
Kat Webb

People around the world watched as a Minneapolis police officer knelt on a man’s neck for nine minutes, ultimately killing George Floyd. The act sparked protests and even riots throughout the United States and abroad.

Logan Resident Organizes Vigil To Honor George Floyd

Jun 5, 2020
Michel Filion, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/

Jessica Valle, 25, has never organized a demonstration before. But, after George Floyd was killed by police, and protests erupted all over the country, she felt she had to organize something in her own community in Logan.

Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune

The ongoing protests in Salt Lake City sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneaopolis. Black Utahns ask for policy changes locally to address systemic racism. And Utah’s ‘sharp spike’ in COVID-19 cases - with a related jump in hospitalizations. 

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As the death of George Floyd has led to many protests in cities across the county, especially Minnesota.

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.