In a meeting with Trump, Bill Gates says he was puzzled by the fact that the president referred to himself in the third person. #Trump #inners #BillGates
5:58 PM – 17 May 2018
“When I walked in, his first sentence kind of threw me off,” Gates recalls. “He said, ‘Trump hears that you don’t like what Trump is doing.’ And I thought wow, but you’re Trump. I don’t know if the third-party form was what was expected. You know: Gates says, but Gates knows that you’re not doing things right.”
More than 4,400 enslaved black men, women and children were lynched by white mobs between 1877 and 1950. America’s first memorial and museum dedicated to the legacy of enslaved black people opens in Montgomery, Alabama. (The Guardian)
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1807 – The U.S. Congress passed an act to “prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States… from any foreign kingdom, place, or country.”
1836 – Texas declared its independence from Mexico
1904 – Dr. Seuss was born
1917 – The Russian Revolution began with Czar Nicholas II abdicating.
1917 – Citizens of Puerto Rico were granted U.S. citizenship with the enactment of the Jones Act.
1933 – The motion picture King Kong had its world premiere in New York.
1944 – Our Trail Mixer friend Jamie appeared in all her glory
What we have here is a deadly serious 21st century (not Fox) version of the old movie plot where spunky high schoolers put on a show to save their town except here those spunky high schoolers are putting on a march and putting up a fight to save their nation.