June 19, 2020
Sidney's Picks: Happy Juneteenth!
Juneteenth Flag, Nafsadh / CC0.
The Best of the Week’s News:
- Hillman judge Jelani Cobb on Juneteenth and the Meaning of Freedom (New Yorker)
- Mayor promises Juneteenth will be an official NYC holiday, starting next year! (NBC)
- Video: Reconstruction in America: 1865-1876 (Equal Justice Initiative)
- The King County Labor Council expels the Seattle Police Officers Guild over racism and abuse of collective bargaining. (Crosscut)
- New York City Council passes sweeping police reform legislation (CNN)
- Florida sets all-time high for new cases of COVID-19, accelerating the state’s exponential growth in infections. (WESH-2, 91-DIVOC)