- The White House “heckler” whom President Obama dismissed is activist Jennicet Gutierrez, who was speaking up for her queer and trans siblings who face elevated rates battery and sexual assault in immigrant detention centers.
- Activist Bree Newsome was arrested for scaling the Confederate flagpole on South Carolina state grounds. Newsome released a statement following her arrest here.
- Ethiopian-Israelis were met with police brutality in the midst of a protest against racism and police brutality.
- #HispanicGirlsUnited is trending, giving voice to the struggles of Hispanic women as well as unifying aspects of Spanish-speaking cultures.
- Due to the fact that up to six black churches have been burned down last week, #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches is trending.
- An LGBTQIA+ pride event in Istanbul, Turkey was broken up by police with pepper spray, hose water and rubber bullets.
- Kimberley Anyadike, 15, flew an aircraft from Compton, CA to Newport News, VA.