I include this each day as a reminder that time is indeed passing day by day until the day that we can vote to change the leadership and thus the direction of this nation.
But, if you need something else to worry about Vox (and other publications) have run articles with titles like this one: “Will He Go? A Law Professor Fears a Meltdown this November”
1920 – Three black circus workers are accused of raping a white woman and lynched by a mob of 10,000 in Duluth, Minnesota.June 15th
Here’s the linked info-graphics for today, from a study published in the School Library Journal
Good News from 2015 to 2018 – fewer white characters; slightly more Black, Asian and Latinx characters.
Bad News from 2015 to 2018 – only 0.1% increase in American Indians; most of the white decrease went to the increase in “animals/other” (which more than doubled!)
The photo for today (seen above is striking) Here’s the text from the short article describing what we’re witnessing in it:
LONDON (Reuters) – A man identified by the crowd as a far-right protester was carried to safety by a Black Lives Matter protester on Saturday as animosity was briefly set aside on a day of clashes in London between police and rival groups.
Pictures showed a white man clutching his head as a black man carried him over his shoulders, flanked by police in riot gear.
The man had been set upon on the steps leading to the Royal Festival Hall in central London and badly beaten, before other protesters stepped in to protect him, Reuters journalists at the scene said. – https://www.reuters.com/article/us-minneapolis-police-protests-britain-v/in-london-skirmishes-suspected-far-right-protester-is-rescued-idUSKBN23K0QI?utm_source=nextdraft&utm_medium=email
And if that was an inspiring note, I’m hoping to end here with and “awwww…” note as here’s the first video that I’ve shot of the fabulous pooch that we adopted two weeks ago this Wednesday: