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Daughter of Michigan candidate says not to vote for her father in viral tweet

Daughter of Michigan candidate says not to vote for her father in viral tweet

Stephanie Regan has garnered over 150,000 likes for a tweet that urges Americans not to vote for her father. It’s the most concise representation of the generational divide thus far. Trying to argue with parents about political matters is tough enough as it is, but imagine how much harder it would be if they were trying to bag themselves a seat in the Michigan state house. This is the reality...

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Stormzy pledges £10m to fight racial injustice

Stormzy pledges £10m to fight racial injustice

The UK grime artist will be giving cash to various undisclosed organisations over the next decade. It comes as other artists speak out about the music industry’s racial biases and discrimination. In a statement released yesterday, Stormzy has promised to donate £10 million to ‘organisations, charities, and movements that are committed to fighting racial inequality, justice reform, and Black empowerment in the UK’ over the next ten years. He will...

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Barcelona’s Liceu theatre reopens to audience of 2,292 plants

Barcelona’s Liceu theatre reopens to audience of 2,292 plants

Musicians rehearsed in front of an unusual audience on Monday at the opera house's first concert since the pandemic shut down venues in mid-March. Taking artistic license with the meaning of a 'live audience', musicians at Barcelona’s stately Gran Teatre del Liceu performed in front of 2,292 plants on Monday. Marking Spain’s official lifting of lockdown, the famed Liceu reopened for its first concert since mid-March with a live-streamed performance...

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Museums rush to collect artefacts from the BLM protests as they’re happening

Museums rush to collect artefacts from the BLM protests as they’re happening

Museums set out to preserve artefacts that represent 2020's BLM protests, recording history in real time. The tragic killing of George Floyd has brought about an incredibly transformative period in American history that is guaranteed to be studied by historians for years to come. As the ongoing civil rights uprisings encourage nationwide institutions to respond with urgency, dozens of museums - which typically have little involvement in 'current' events (obviously)...

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