Daily Archives: July 6, 2016

The Police Killing of Alton Sterling

Warning. Very Disturbing. The family of a black man shot multiple times by police during a confrontation at a Louisiana convenience store called for an independent investigation and officials to resign in the wake of cellphone video showing the chilling … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | 2016 Tony Award Winners: Daveed Diggs

Today is the winner of Featured Actor in a Musical: Daveed Diggs for Hamilton, where he played both Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson.  

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