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Third parties and partisan politics in Zion, featuring the United Utah Party and the Justice Movement. Plus, hitting the one million mark in COVID infections, union yes at local Starbucks stores, and This Is The Place monument to Black Pioneers.
Tonight's show featured the following people, organizations and/or events:
Utah just hit the COVID milestone of 1 million infections. RadioACTive got an update from Kylie Sage, a surveillance manager with the Salt Lake County Health Department.
Celebrating Black Pioneers on the 175th anniversary of Mormon pioneers entering the SL Valley. While the popular narrative has Brigham Young looking down on the valley and proclaiming This Is the Place, a new monument set to be unveiled tomorrow at This Is The Place Heritage Park memorializes the stories of Green Flake, Jane Manning James with her two sons, Sylvester and Silas, as well as Hark Wales and Oscar Smith. RadioACTive spoke with Robert Burch of Sema Hadithi African American Heritage and Culture Foundation and Ellis Ivory, CEO and Chairman of This Is The Place Foundation, about setting the historic record right.
July 22: Pioneers of 1847 Monument Dedication, 10:00 a.m. at This Is The Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., SLC. Attend in-person or watch the live stream at https://vimeo.com/event/2230892. "Join us in honoring enslaved pioneers from the historical pioneer trek's Vanguard Company, including Green Flake who drove the first wagon through Emigration Canyon on July 22, 1847." Learn more at GreenFlakeMovie.com.
READ: Public invited to see new monument honoring Black pioneers at This is the Place Heritage Park (Deseretnews.com, June 20, 2022)
WATCH: His Name Is Green Flake, "inspired by the true story of enslaved pioneer and Latter-day Saint Green Flake. His courageous cross-country journey to prepare the way for the Saints was integral to the 'Mormon Migration' and the settlement of Utah."
As we head into a general election, RadioACTive talked about third parties and their ability to break the two-party system here in Utah. Guests included:
Questions, comments or suggestions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:
Lara Jones, executive producer and host