The funding will provide up to $50,000 to repair the historic building. Film fest chair Harold Matzner has also offered $1.6 million to lease the space.
The South African Sevens rugby team faces more disruptions when they arrive in #Tokyo2020 this weekend. Five unnamed players, who were in close contact with coach Neil Powell, have been barred from entering the Athletes’ Village. #SABCNews
Jerome Powell is not a fan of stablecoins—crypto supposedly backed by dollar assets. This piece is a pretty good explanation of how they could become a threat to the financial markets' stability. Imagine money market funds, but no regulation.
Water levels at Lake Powell are threatening access for boaters, not to mention adding to ongoing concerns over the water supply for the west.
Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO of Amazon and transition to exec. board chair later this year. He made $90 billion last year during the pandemic while: ◾️He cut hazard pay in June ◾️He fired workers for trying to unionize ◾️At least 20,000 workers tested positive for #COVID19
McConnell is threatening to filibuster the Organizing Resolution which allows Democrats to assume the committee Chair positions. It’s an absolutely unprecedented, wacky, counterproductive request. We won the Senate. We get the gavels.
"We will not be intimidated...We are going to clean this mess up now. President Trump won by a landslide. We are going to prove it. And we are going to reclaim the United States of America for the people who vote for freedom."—Sidney Powell
George Stinney Jr. He was fourteen. Three months after being arrested, he was executed on this day in 1944. They used a bible as a booster seat when they sat him in the electric chair. Seventy years later, he was exonerated for the murder of 2 white girls.