Protest

Locals to Protest Pre-Election SCOTUS Replacement Saturday

Oct 16, 2020
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You might want to get your pink pussy hats and pickets signs ready because Alice the Mag has organized a march for Saturday, October 17.. KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with organizer Maura Masters about the event. Click the headline for march details.

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Because of the world wide reaction to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Memorial day, this entire program is guide on what to do if you are at the wrong place at the wrong time and find yourself in the middle of a demonstration or riot that you don’t want to be in. It also provides suggestions if you are in a demonstration by choice. You can find a link to the show's full transcript by clicking the headline.

Amy Hadden Marsh

Last week on the local newscast we aired a story from Juneteenth, where hundreds of people convened in Rifle to protest against police brutality and to stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. This special public affairs program dives deeper into the events of that day, and features speeches, chants, and interviews with protestors.

This story was powered by America Amplified, a public radio initiative.

Justin and his buddies look like they're from a special ops team – they're wearing flak jackets and carrying assault weapons. But they aren't military and they aren't police. 

"I see myself as a concerned citizen who happens to be armed," he says.

 


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  Last week, news of escalating tensions with Iran dominated headlines and online discourse. But the day-to-day lives of most remained the same. In the Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valleys, temperatures dropped, snow fell, and traffic lined up in all the usual spots.

 

Meanwhile, Carbondale Resident Sarah Klingelheber stood in front of Centennial Park in Glenwood Springs, protesting. KDNK’s Lucas Turner has more.