Now that rich folks' property is safe, #BlackLivesMatter protests may receive symbolic support from politicians. Like a police reform bill that is dead on arrival in the Senate.
— David Benfell, Ph.D. (@n4rky) June 9, 2020
And yeah, I was kinda wondering about this:
Rich white Democrats wearing African cloth to kneel in imaginary protest of police brutality in one of their own cities may as well be wearing blackface pic.twitter.com/ChpKLxoowx
— Yusuf 🔥🌹 (@yusufneedsarest) June 8, 2020
Miriam Berger, “Pittsburgh paper accused of barring black reporters from covering protests, censoring stories,” Washington Post, June 6, 2020, https://www.washingtonpost.com/media/2020/06/06/pittsburgh-post-gazette/
It’s official. We are in a recession which began in February. At least as I read their press release, they still blame the pandemic.
National Bureau of Economic Research, “Determination of the February 2020 Peak in US Economic Activity,” June 8, 2020, https://www.nber.org/cycles/june2020.html