Will George Floyd’s Death Lead to Actual Reform?

The death of George Floyd set off a firestorm that might actually lead to some meaningful change. We’ve had some changes in the past, even though this week it might not feel like it. One example: the more widespread use of body-cams have demonstrated that “bad apples” get caught while it can acquit the actions of others. However, things need to calm down before those new changes can happen. I didn’t go to the protest in Salt Lake City on Saturday. I wish I had now. I did go to…

Photos of Protest Against Police Brutality and Darren Wilson Verdict in Downtown Salt Lake City

Protesters gathered outside the Wallace F. Bennett Federal Building to rally against police brutality and the recent grand jury’s declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Estimated at over 200 protesters, the group marched down State Street to the state courthouse, the police station, and then back to the federal building. Protesters blocked streets and causing congested traffic during their protest.