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Anti-Racism Protests Attract New Activists To The Cause In The Mountain West

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Protestors in Laramie, Wyoming continue their nightly marches up and down Grand Avenue.

 

Protests against racism and police brutality are not new to the U.S. or to our region. However, large, sustained turnout, especially in small, mostly-white towns, is something we’ve not seen before. For many of those protestors, it’s been their first time demonstrating—ever.

The Mountain West News Bureau’s Maggie Mullen spoke to some of these first-timers in Laramie, WY.

You can find the rest of the Mountain West News Bureau coverage here

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Frankie Barnhill was the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast.