Wake Up, White People

Early this morning, while covering the riots in Minneapolis, three members of a four person CNN crew were arrested while doing their jobs. They identified themselves on the air as media but were still taken into custody, a clear violation of the First Amendment. Correspondent Omar Jimenez, a black and Latino man, was arrested. Fellow correspondent Josh Campbell, a white man, was not.

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Marissa Driscoll

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Chicago comedian and pop-culture lover, especially The Bachelor. Pro-corgi. Anti-horse. On Twitter @marissasayswhat. To quote Jeb Bush, "Please clap."

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