Lex Scott speaks at a Utah Against Police Brutality rally outside the Salt Lake City Public Safety Building on Saturday, July 9, 2016. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News Regarding police shootings: ‘Every time it’s been a month I just start getting anxiety because I know my phone’s going to ring and it’s going to be another mom. And I just can’t do it anymore. I can’t get these phone calls anymore’ SALT LAKE CITY — Lex Scott is the founder of the Utah chapter of Black Lives Matter. She was born in Denver, Colorado, but moved with her family to Holladay when she was a year old. She went to local schools, graduated from Olympus High School, “and then since attended Weber State University, Utah State University, Charleston Southern University,...
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Black Lives Matter Utah founder talks racism, police brutality and what needs to happen next