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Black Lives Matter Utah Upset With Lack Of Diversity At Pride Events

Pride festivities are happening this weekend in Utah. But Black Lives Matter Utah announced they would be boycotting the Utah Pride Center events, citing concerns over a lack of diversity and inclusivity. Quique Thomas, with BLM Utah said there were issues in the story garden’s lack of representation for queer Black and Indigenous people of color. In response to BLM’s concerns, the center said it will continue to work toward intersectionality by empowering Black and Indigenous people of color. Read the full story. — Ivana Martinez

State Board Of Education Finalizes Guidelines For Equity Training

The Utah State Board of Education finalized guidelines Thursday on curricula and training for teachers related to equity and inclusion. The rules require districts to provide equity training for teachers. However, it…

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