Washington Post A teenager comes face to face with an indigenous-rights activist on Saturday. Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Ky., Jan. 20, 2019. A convergence of racial and religious groups set the stage for the viral moment between a Covington Catholic High School student and Nathan Phillips, a Native American activist, in Washington. “I stepped in between to pray,” Phillips said on Sunday. (Aaron Borton/The New York Times) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Show Caption of Expand By The Washington Post | PUBLISHED: January 20, 2019 at 8:08 pm | UPDATED: January 21, 2019 at 9:58 am By Michael E. Miller | The Washington Post WASHINGTON — The three groups that met Friday in the cold shadow of the Lincoln Memorial could hardly have been more different. They were indigenous-rights activists from Michigan, Catholic schoolboys from Kentucky — some wearing Make America Great Again hats — and Hebrew Israelites from … [Read more...] about What was behind stare-down between white teen, indigenous activist?
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Let’s just say it: When compiling a record of the tech industry’s blunders this year, it’s tempting to zoom in on Facebook and leave it at that. The company had an annus horribilis so rich in scandal, embarrassment, and turmoil that it’s tough to keep track of them without a scorecard. Still, limiting this list to any one company—even Facebook, even this year—would leave so many unfortunate incidents uncommemorated. From history-making data leaks to bizarre little moments, a bevy of players gave us even more reasons than usual to disabuse ourselves of the notion that technology is synonymous with progress. Herewith, a month-by-month account of what went wrong in 2018. January A sensitive exploration of a tragic situation. YouTube superstar Logan Paul blithely shares a jokey video of him stumbling across a dead body in a Japanese forest known for suicides. People take offense, he apologizes, and YouTube demonetizes his videos (but later brings … [Read more...] about The 60 dumbest moments in tech 2018
Candace Owens is confident Donald Trump will sway black voters away from Democrats. Owens, a self-declared conservative convert, believes she can lead a mass exodus of black voters from the Democratic Party. “The left hates America and Trump loves it,” Owens said. “That’s why people flocked to him.” WEST PALM BEACH, Florida – Candace Owens, director of communications for the conservative advocacy group Turning Point USA, is confident Donald Trump will sway black voters away from Democrats. “I’m telling you, Donald Trump is going to be the Republican president who’s going to crack the black vote,” Owens told INSIDER on Wednesday at Turning Point USA’s annual Student Action Summit here. “You can put that in writing,” she added. ‘There’s no bad blood between me and Kanye’ In the past few months, Owens has made headlines over a movement she’s dubbed “Blexit,” especially in … [Read more...] about Candace Owens says Trump will ‘crack the black vote’ because he loves America and ‘the left hates’ it