About the video
Delton Utsey presented on the announcement that former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was ruled not guilty in the shooting of 24-year old Lamar smith, and how it has affected him, the people at St. Louis University High School, and the St. Louis community.
About Delton Utsey
(bio from 2017)
Delton Utsey is a St. Louis University High School (SLUH) senior involved in numerous organizations for youth advocacy, social justice, and reform and building better connections in the St. Louis area. He has participated in many leadership organizations such as Youth Leadership St. Louis and Gateway to Change to improve the racial tensions in his school and St. Louis area. He is passionate about improving racial tension within St. Louis, improving the criminal justice system for police and citizens, and alleviating the burden of generational poverty. He is the president of Student Teacher Association for Racial Studies (STARS). The club explores the experience of other races through literature in hopes of better the understanding of the racial background of students at SLUH. He is the co-founder of Students Participating Actively in Real Change, which connects schools in St. Louis to spark change. Through all of his work, he hopes to build connections with those around him and understand the lives and circumstances of others.
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