Utah Leaders Mark the 60th Anniversary of Landmark Civil Rights Act

  • July 2, 2024
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Rep. Hollins, Loki Mulholland, and MLK Jr. Human Rights Commission Chair talk about past, present and future of civil rights amidst the current political climate. Plus, Utah's public schools, colleges and universities close cultural centers as HB261 goes into effect.

Tonight's show features the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Betty Sawyer, executive director of Project Success Coalition, which closed its 35th annual Juneteenth calendar with a Healing & Reconciliation Vigil at the International Peace Gardens on Saturday. RadioACTive's Lara Jones recorded a short interview with her and will share it on the show.

  • Project Success Coalition is a not-for-profit organization serving the African American community in Utah since 1989. Located in the heart of Ogden, the grassroots group's motto is “Keeping Hope Alive.” They work with youth and families to help keep dreams alive and imagine a world where they contribute and participate in its positive growth and prosperity. PSC opens doors of opportunity to celebrate arts and culture, supports and celebrates academic foundations, and promotes health and wellness.

Sixty years ago today, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964. RadioACTive's Roundtable Tuesday reflects on the past, present and future with the following community members:

House Bill 261 "Equal Opportunity Initiatives" went into effect yesterday. RadioACTive talks about public colleges, universities and schools that have closed their cultural centers, some of which had served marginalized populations for more than 40 years. Guest: Kilo Zamora, community advocate and activist.

Resources and links mentioned in tonight's shows:

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. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email radioactive@krcl.org. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: