Via The Hill’s Jordain Carney, “Monday will mark the first day senators are back in the nation’s capital since protests started last week, providing, in some cases, their first encounter with reporters, and each other, about what Congress’s and the administration’s response should be.” https://bit.ly/2MiVknx … [Read more...] about The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Sights and sounds from weekend protests across the US
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It was a triumphant move for the star, who had developed an unflattering reputation on set for being notoriously late. And the final years of her life were becoming increasingly erratic. By 1961, Monroe was under the constant care of her psychiatrist and lived as a recluse in her Brentwood, Calif., home. She had undergone surgery for endometriosis, had a cholecystectomy (the removal of her gallbladder), was briefly hospitalized for depression, and endured addiction, U.K.’s Independent reported. … [Read more...] about Marilyn Monroe was daring to go nude in last film ‘Something’s Got to Give’ for this reason, photographer says
If you asked me this question last year at Stonewall 50, I probably would have given a somewhat negative response. This year, everything happening with Black Lives Matter feels much more positive. I had felt pretty negative for the last 49 years. In our youth—I was 24 years old at the time of the first Pride march—we really thought we were on the cusp of revolution. Before we had a word for it, we thought we knew something about intersectionality and crossing borders. But we all came together and what we ended up “doing” was Donald Trump. … [Read more...] about They Marched in America’s First Prides in 1970. They’re Still Out, Loud, and Proud.
Aurora police chief fires three officers as part of Elijah McClain photo investigation Aurora’s interim police chief on Friday fired two officers who posed for a photo re-enacting a chokehold at the site of Elijah McClain’s violent arrest, and she terminated a third officer who received the picture mocking the 23-year-old’s death last summer. … [Read more...] about Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of June 29-July 5
The longtime Democrat hero, once beloved by the Left for launching the income tax and promoting the League of Nations, hosted a 1915 White House screening of the pro-KKK film, “The Birth of a Nation.” Wilson said of D.W. Griffith’s motion picture, “It’s like writing history with lightning. My only regret is that it is all so terribly true.” Despite this ugliness, critics still applaud this cinematic milestone’s silent storytelling artistry. … [Read more...] about Deroy Murdock: Princeton divorces Woodrow Wilson — but meaningful change trumps moral exhibitionism