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Friday June 12nd, 2020 night edition

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Two San Francisco Police officers take a knee in solidarity with protesters outside Mission Police Station on Wednesday, June 3, 2020.

A San Francisco police officer took a knee with George Floyd protesters during a massive demonstration in the Mission District.

The next day, his supervisors sent him home early for insubordination.

The problem is, Rhodes wears the earrings to work nearly every day without issue.

And he also believes he should not be restricted from wearing earrings because he identifies as non-binary.

Sgt. Michael Andraychak, a San Francisco Police Department spokesperson, declined to comment on personnel issues.

San Francisco police officers are barred from engaging in political activity while on-duty. »

LeBron James forms group to stop black voter suppression

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The group will also fight against any factors that could contribute to African Americans' disenfranchisement.

But James' voting rights move immediately drew pushback from leading Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, who tweeted about James' failure to back protesters there:.

James also heads a production studio producing a documentary about the massacre of approximately 300 African Americans in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1921. »

It Happened One Night . . . at MGM

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Now, over lunch at the Peninsula hotel in Manhattan, I told Jackie of an intriguing topic I’d stumbled onto in my Harlow research.

A month before the star’s death, in 1937, a dancer named Patricia Douglas had been raped at a wild MGM party thrown by Louis B. Mayer.

Instead of bartering her silence for a studio contract or cash, Douglas went public with her story and filed a landmark lawsuit. »

Twitter aims to limit people sharing articles they have not read

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Twitter is trying to stop people from sharing articles they have not read, in an experiment the company hopes will “promote informed discussion” on social media.

“Sharing an article can spark conversation, so you may want to read it before you tweet it,” Twitter said in a statement.

A 2016 study from computer scientists at Columbia University and Microsoft found that 59% of links posted on Twitter are never clicked. »