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Rashad West is the Minneapolis, Minnesota, restaurant owner whose surveillance footage proved Derek Chauvin was a lying murderer. West might've also helped change the world. (Level Magazine)
The Trump administration's “religious freedom adviser," Mark Kevin Lloyd, is a gross Islamophobe. You're shocked, we're sure. (Politico)
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp doesn't want to mandate that Georgians wear masks. He still wants to be the cool dad. But he will go on a “wear a mask" tour, where we presume he'll demonstrate notspreading COVID-19. No word yet on the opening act. ( Atlanta Journal-Constitution )
The world was never laughing at America, as Donald Trump claimed in 2016, but now it pities us. (CNN)
The Rolling Stones doesn't want Trump using the band's songs at his hate rallies -- not even "Sympathy for the Devil." (Vulture)
Hugh Jackman sings Sympathy for the devil (Viva Laughlin) www.youtube.com
JK Rowling deleted a tweet praising Stephen King after he expressed his support for trans women. Rowling better watch herself or King will put her in his next book. (She's not surprisingly a fan of Misery.) (The Independent)
Renee Gorham is taking over the Portland, Oregon, restaurant group Toro Bravo after her husband, John, directed disturbingly aggressive Facebook messages to a trans woman of color. He'd earlier wanted to get all “vigilante" after some of his catering vans were tagged with graffiti. (Please note this was before the George Floyd protests.) ( The Oregonian )
The New York Times discovered at least70 peoplewho died in police custody after saying, “I can't breathe." That's just in this past decade. More than half were Black. Outside is America.
A 16-year-old boy was killed and a 14-year-old boy was wounded during a shooting in the CHOP protest area in Seattle, Washington. Police Chief Carmen Best believes the police "need to be able to get back into the area." ( Seattle Times )
Chicago: Ann Reinking & Bebe Neuwirth (1997) www.youtube.com
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