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What is the Insurrection Act?, 'Black and Tired in This American Newsroom', Governor Newsom on Hollywood's New State Guidelines




MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 26: Protesters march on Hiawatha Avenue while decrying the killing of George Floyd on May 26, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Four Minneapolis police officers have been fired after a video taken by a bystander was posted on social media showing Floyd's neck being pinned to the ground by an officer as he repeatedly said,
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 26: Protesters march on Hiawatha Avenue while decrying the killing of George Floyd on May 26, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Four Minneapolis police officers have been fired after a video taken by a bystander was posted on social media showing Floyd's neck being pinned to the ground by an officer as he repeatedly said, "I can’t breathe". Floyd was later pronounced dead while in police custody after being transported to Hennepin County Medical Center. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
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Insurrection Act 

President Trump said, Monday, that if local leaders do not control the unrest in their states and cities, he might use the U.S. military to do it for them. For that to happen, he would have invoke the Insurrection Act. Take Two gets an explainer on that law, and what happened when it was last used – 1992 in Los Angeles.

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Black and Tired 

Take Two producer, Austin Cross, reads his personal essay, “Black And Tired In This American Newsroom.”

You can read the full essay on LAist.com here

History on Policing Minority Communities 

The issue of how police treat people of color  - and in particular black people  - is at the core of the protests that have broken out across the country after the death of George Floyd was captured on video in Minneapolis. In Los Angeles, that relationship between the LAPD and black and brown Angeles has a painful history.

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Mis Angeles: Grocery Store Worker 

KPCC’s Erick Galindo brings us his latest installment of the LAist column, Mis Angeles, about frontline workers who are also DACA holders. 

You can read his full column here

Governor Newsom on Hollywood's New State Guidelines 

Governor Gavin Newsom was set to unveil the state's guidelines to resume live action filming. But, for reasons not yet known, the governor did not do his daily noon presser today. But Hollywood producers and the industry's biggest unions already issued their proposed guidelines. 

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