Thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. on Saturday where the Poor People’s Campaign wrapped up several weeks action with a rally and march for its call for a “moral revival” and intention to “move forward together, not one step back.”
“We must commit to nonviolent moral fusion direct action. We must commit to nonviolent civil disobedience. Before this campaign fails, we’ll all go down to jail!” –@liztheo
— Poor People’s Campaign (@UniteThePoor) June 23, 2018
Companies are taking advantage of Trump’s anti-immigration policies to make a profit. These companies are being paid millions of dollars in federal government contracts to provide housing and other services for undocumented immigrant children. According to an investigation by Yahoo, there have been at least 10 contracts awarded to five different vendors totaling $92 million. And those are just the public contracts.
After using a racial slur during at least two separate meetings with Netflix employees, the streaming service’s chief communications officer, Jonathan Friedland, apologized on Friday while announcing his departure. That same day, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings sent a company-wide email to all of his employees in order to explain his reasons for firing Friedland.