Sidney's Picks: Happy Juneteenth! | Hillman Foundation

Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: Happy Juneteenth!

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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-291-DIVOC