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Cushman: ‘Politically Correct’ Laws Take Substantive Steps Toward Equality

Cushman: ‘Politically Correct’ Laws Take Substantive Steps Toward Equality

By KC Ellen Cushman, Opinion Writer

January 18, 2020

  In November 2020, Utahns will have the opportunity to approve a state constitutional amendment that would remove slavery as an option for the punishment of a crime. The amendment proposed in Representative Sandra Hollins’ H.J.R. 8 may come across as an empty gesture or virtue signaling to ...

Barber: 1947: Race in the United States

Barber: 1947: Race in the United States

By Shaelyn Barber

April 8, 2018

Among old belt-buckles, wooden furniture, yard appliances and music records, I found gold at a yard sale — a copy of Life Magazine from Sept. 15, 1947. It’s brimming with history, a time capsule of what life was like almost 71 years ago. So begins, “Life in 1947,” a series discussing the fascinating...

Freedom Rider Speaks at Hinckley on Importance of Social Activism

Freedom Rider Speaks at Hinckley on Importance of Social Activism

February 4, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, a civil rights activist, Freedom Rider and lunch counter sit-ins participant, spoke at the Hinckley forum on Tuesday. Raised in Virginia, Mulholland was brought up in a strictly Christian home and had ancestors who were slave owners. Her parents had black housekeepers and Mulholland re...

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