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  • DC residents have painted "Black Lives Matter" in large, yellow letters on the street leading to the White House, reports the AP. Here's video showing it from above.
  • The NY Times has published another article about leaving the city, claiming that "New Yorkers have been fleeing for months. But the fear some residents have of the violent reactions to the protests here is adding a new challenge to those asking themselves whether they can hack the city. Many are deciding not to return." Bye!
  • Vulture recommends the 1992 movie Deep Cover, which "defies the standards of Hollywood stories about cops."
  • Some thoughts on overpaid media men.
  • An oral history of coming out in Hollywood.
  • "Birding is a hope-giving activity," says Corina Newsome, who helped organize Black Birders Week, said in an interview with The Cut.
  • Here's a goat and a balloon: