Joe Biden announces Kamala Harris as VP pick

Joe Biden announced Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. “I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris  — a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants — as my running mate,” he announced on Twitter Tuesday. Read more at TheGrio.com.

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Cori Bush unseats 20-year Missouri incumbent

Cori Bush, a progressive activist and veteran of the racial justice protest movement, defeated 20-year incumbent Missouri Rep. William Lacy Clay in a Democratic primary. See more at Yahoo News.

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For Three Suffragists, a Monument Well Past Due

Central Park will soon unveil its first sculpture depicting nonfictional female figures. “The fact that nobody even noticed that women were missing in Central Park — what does that say about the invisibility of women?” Read more at The New York TImes.

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Black man afraid to walk in his neighborhood starts movement

After the death of George Floyd, Nashville resident Shawn Dromgoole posted to social media saying he was afraid to walk alone in his gentrified community because of the color of his skin. Jamie Wax shares how a panicked moment turned into a movement. Watch the video at CBS News.

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