Thursday September 20, 2018
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BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 9/07/18
Downtown Salt Lake City echoed with the chants of more than 50 demonstrators shouting, “Justice for Laquan,” “Community control now,” and “Jail killer cops,” on Sept. 5, the opening day of the trial for the Chicago cop who murdered young Laquan McDonald.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Chicago | 8/29/18
The Freedom Road Socialist organization is calling for all strands of the Black liberation movement and broader movement against police crimes to hit the streets on Sept. 5 to demand community control of the police and an end to police killings of African Americans, Chicanos, other oppressed nationalities, and working-class people.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 4/30/18
Shouts of “Stand up! Fight back!” echoed off the buildings of downtown Salt Lake City April 28 as more than 40 people gathered to celebrate working-class victories on May Day.
BY staff | West Valley City, UT | 4/26/18
Elijah Smith was desperately trying to put his right arm in the air in order to comply with police orders when a still-unnamed officer fired the shots that took his life.
BY Sean Taylor | Salt Lake City, UT | 9/19/17
Over 100 people joined Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) to protest Donald Trump’s repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Sept. 15, at the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building downtown.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 9/03/17
Some 150 people gathered in front of Salt Lake City’s public safety building to call for the immediate firing of Salt Lake City Police Department’s Jeff Payne, the cop who assaulted and arrested nurse Alex Wubbles.
BY Gregory Murray | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/24/17
More than 50 people gathered in the heart of Salt Lake City on August 22 to protest the ongoing "Operation Rio Grande," an act of police violence that has displaced hundreds of homeless people and led to over 400 arrests in just a few days.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/20/17
Demonstrators gathered in downtown Salt Lake City to protest Trump’s threats of war on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, August 19. They chanted, “Money for jobs and education, not for war and occupation!” as cars honked horns in support.
BY staff | Salt Lake City, UT | 8/15/17
In the wake of the brutal Nazi attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, Utahns gathered in downtown Salt Lake City. They condemned American fascists and racists, and called on people to fight back against the rise of right-wing terrorism and hate.
BY Anthony Scoma | Salt Lake City, UT | 2/20/17
The University of Utah (U of U) chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) staged a rally in the crowded student union cafeteria to demand a sanctuary campus. After several speeches, 20 students marched to the top administrators’ offices and taped copies of their formal ultimatum to the office doors.
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