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Monday July 26th, 2021 morning edition

image for Churches burned down as anger over 'cultural genocide' of indigenous children sweeps Canada

By the time he arrived, the clapboard structure, which had stood on Indigenous Penticton Indian Band lands for a century, had already burned to the ground.

* Hundreds of unmarked graves found at former residential school for indigenous children in Canada.

* Remains of 215 children discovered at former Indigenous Canadian school site.

Fire chiefs said the timing of the blazes, which began on National Indigenous People’s Day, did not seem coincidental.

Anadolu/Telegraph The Catholic St Jean Baptiste church was among those burned down in Morinville, Canada.

Since then, nearly two dozen more churches across Canada, many of which stood on Indigenous lands, have been anonymously vandalised or reduced to cinders.

"This amnesia of Canada is making people really upset and there's a lot of anger," she said. »

An airport piano player earned $60,000 in tips after a stranger shared videos of him on Instagram

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Carter, 66, isn't famous, but he does perform for an international audience nearly every day at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

The author, podcaster and Instagram influencer also took videos of the musician and shared them with his "InstaFamilia," which include more than 200,000 followers.

"Suddenly I was like, what would happen if I asked my Instagram followers if we could give him the biggest tip he's ever gotten," he said. »

TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter

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I have read the full complaint against Activision Blizzard and many of the other stories.

What’s worse but even more important, real people have been harmed, and some women had terrible experiences.

To the Blizzard women who experienced any of these things, I am extremely sorry that I failed you. »

Fauci Floats Tightening Mask Rules Even as Olympics Ease Them

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He said recommending that vaccinated people wear masks is "under active consideration’’ by the government’s leading public health officials.

Also, booster shots may be suggested for people with suppressed immune systems who have been vaccinated, Fauci said.

Virus infections continue to hang over the Tokyo Olympics as additional athletes test positive and organizers ease some mask restrictions. »

Memorial to mark what would have been Emmett Till's 80th birthday; Chicago teen was lynched in 1955

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If Emmett Till had not been lynched in Mississippi, he might have been celebrating his 80th birthday this weekend.

Till, who was a Chicago native, was tortured and killed for allegedly offending a white woman in Money, Mississippi, in 1955.

His mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, insisted on an open casket funeral so that people would have to confront the brutality of racism. »