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Trump fights to defend a whitewashed version of history 

WASHINGTON — President Trump escalated his attacks on “left-wing demonstrators” and “far-left mobs” on Thursday, portraying himself as a defender of American heritage against revolutionary fanatics and arguing for a new “pro-American” curriculum in the nation’s schools.

Kehinde Wiley Speaks

On the Protests

What does this moment in America mean to you, in particular with the protests following George Floyd’s death?

The Trump Goodyear Ban

Trump wants to ban Goodyear tires. 
 

The Presidential limousine rides on Goodyear tires

https://fortune.com/2020/08/19/trump-goodyear-tires-boycott-presidential-limo/

The NASCAR "Trump 2020" stock will continue to run using Good year tires

https://www.sportscasting.com/nascars-trump-2020-car-races-on-goodyear-tires/

A little humor from the Authoritarian 

Trump and the Evangelicals

NYT article on why Trump captures the Evangelical vote.

Non-Evangelicals don't understand Evangelicals 

Evangelicals don't understand non-Evangelicals 

Evangelicals will do anything to say in power

Non-Evangelicals are trying to engage in a "fair" fight

Breonna Taylor’s Sister Expresses Her Grief

Before Breonna Taylor was a name chanted in the streets and scrawled on signs, before she was a face emblazoned on street murals and the cover of Oprah’s magazine, before she was the reason millions of Americans started clamoring for criminal charges to be brought against four Louisville police officers, before she came to symbolize the Black lives incomprehensibly snuffed out by law enforcement, she was Ju’Niyah Palmer’s sister — her companion, role model and confidante.

“She was my person,” Palmer, 20, told The Washington Post in an interview. “I was her shadow.”

MLK Jr Criticized Social Conditions Not the Rioters

We know how King would respond to our current mean season of political unrest, racial division and state-sanctioned violence. He understood much more than the fact that “riots were the language of the unheard.” He eloquently argued that the racial upheaval gripping the country during the 1960s was the direct result of white supremacy’s uncanny hold on every aspect of American life, from public schools, housing and health care to criminal justice, employment and domestic and foreign policy.

Senator Tom Cotton and Cancel Culture

Tom Cotton, the Arkansas senator, introduced a bill last week to prohibit federal funds from being used to teach the New York Times’ 1619 Project, which looks at the legacy of slavery in the US, in elementary and secondary schools.

John Lewis Crosses the Edmund Pettus Bridge One Last Time

As many guests on "AM Joy" hosted by Tiffany Cross noted this morning, the best thing Congressional Republicans can do to honor John Lewis is to enact a new Voting Rights Bill. Their words of praise mean nothing.

Joy Reid Takes Nightly Anchor Slot at MSNBC

She becomes one of the few Black women to anchor a major American evening news program. The move was made by new leadership at NBC News, which runs the liberal-leaning cable network.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/09/business/media/joy-reid-msnbc-anchor.html

1619 Project Will Be Adapted To Film

Pulitzer Prize®-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and The New York Times (NYSE: NYT) have chosen global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) to be the home for a wide-ranging partnership to develop Ms. Hannah-Jones’ landmark issue of The New York Times Magazine, The 1619 Project, and hit New York Times podcast1619, into an expansive portfolio of feature films, television series and other content for a global audience.

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