20 Nov 2016

Three northern Michigan residents describe post-election life

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Organized and passionate young people have historically pushed America toward more inclusion, Robb said. Young people sparked the Civil Rights Movement with the boycotts, marches and sit-ins in segregated cities. They are now protesting throughout the country — including in Traverse City, where last week a Traverse City police officer resigned amid uproar over his display of a Confederate flag at an anti-Trump protest.

“Hopefully these small protests that have occurred all around the country about Trump’s election will ignite a much larger movement of resistance,” Robb said.