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  • Minnesota officials have charged three more officers with aiding and abetting murder in the death of George Floyd, and they have upgraded the charges against Derek Chauvin, who was arrested last week, to second-degree murder.
  • The Washington Post has an oral history of the 48 minutes on Monday in which tear gas was used on American citizens so that Donald Trump could stage a photo op with a bible outside the White House: "Trump put on a show that may have changed America, yet again. It involved an overture to the nation, a physical attack on Americans, and a Bible."
  • Daniel Thorson went into a silent retreat in mid-March, and completely missed how coronavirus radically changed life while he was meditating. “While I was on retreat, there was a collective traumatic emotional experience that I was not a part of,” he said, on the second day. “To what degree do I have to piece it back together?”
  • For more than six hours yesterday during a virtual meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission, caller after caller demanded the resignation of LAPD police chief Michel Moore.
  • The Atlantic writes about the need for white people to be uncomfortable right now: "I want white people to stop killing us, but I also want white people to stop watching us get killed—to disarm their emotional paralysis in the face of dehumanization or worse. And that will require something more than tweets and hashtags from well-meaning white people, and more than even traditional activism coupled with appeals for concrete policy change."
  • ESPN reports that the NBA's board of governors intends to approve a league proposal on a 22-team format to restart the season in Orlando in July, and includes "eight regular-season games, a possible play-in tournament for the eighth seed, and playoffs."
  • The Nation reports that the FBI “has no intelligence indicating Antifa involvement/presence” in the violence that occurred on May 31st during the D.C.-area George Floyd protests, the incident which prompted Donald Trump to announce he would designate “Antifa” a terrorist organization.
  • At least 16 West Point cadets from the Class of 2020 have tested positive for coronavirus after returning to the campus for a commencement address by President Trump scheduled for June 13th.
  • Several black actors, writers, and others working on Broadway have come forward to share the stories of the racism in the theater industry.
  • Along with the immediate pain that causes watering eyes and burning throats, the Times reports on studies that found tear gas may "cause damage to people’s lungs and make them more susceptible to getting a respiratory illness."
  • Listen to Run The Jewels' new album, RTJ4, which they have released a couple days early.
  • And finally, humans are so rude, but dogs are so respectful: