28+ Mount Rushmore Protest
Gif. Protesters blocked the road to mount rushmore before president donald trump's visit friday night the protest would not have stopped trump from arriving. Activists and members of different tribes from the region block the road to the mount rushmore national monument as they protest in keystone, south dakota on july 3, 2020.
Indigenous protesters at mount rushmore (sacred lakota land) have removed the tires from the large white vans in the background, creating a road block that will be very difficult to move. One of the leaders of the protest that shut down the highway to mount rushmore last friday prior to president donald trump's fourth of july celebration at the monument is facing five criminal charges. More:south dakota health experts warn mount rushmore fireworks could cause coronavirus spike.
Mount rushmore is a symbol of white supremacy, of structural racism that's still alive and well in society today, said nick tilsen, a member of the oglala lakota tribe and the president of a local.
Keloland news is unable to reach the protests happening near mount rushmore. President donald trump on friday made an impassioned appeal to his base while in the shadow of mount rushmore instead of striking a unifying tone. Protesters demonstrating against president donald trump's arrival in the black hills for the mount rushmore fireworks display were met with resistance from law enforcement, pepper sprayed and. One of the leaders of the protest that shut down the highway to mount rushmore last friday prior to president donald trump's fourth of july celebration at the monument is facing five criminal charges.