- New York 06/06/2016 by Linda Perry (WBAI News)
—Music from the ancient world outside the A train underground in Manhattan.. Above ground opulence and wealth with 6 NYPD vehicles outside the Trump International Holel and Tower at Columbus Circle, in stark contrast to poverty and closings in Pinehills, in the Catskills upstate, with Trump for President signs on front lawns - folks hoping for the promise of some grandeur, some wealth. That’s what those who attended Trump University wanted. The Judge overseeing litigation related to Trump U has now been unfit to judge the case accdng to donald Trump because he says the U.S. District Judge Gonzolo Curiel born in Indiana is Mexican.
—A Muslim judge would also be unfit according to the Presumptive Racist Republican Presidential Nominee. Reaction has been unfavorable from the likes of Newt Gingrich the former House Speaker, and Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority Leader, who denounced Trump for calling Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel a Mexican. Texas Congressmember Filiman Vela and Maine Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins among others.
—Meanwhile Buzzfeed pulled out of a 1.3 million dollar advertising agreement with the Republican National Committee over objections to Donald Trump's rhetoric. And Michelle Obama who spoke about how our differences make us smarter and more creative called out the presumptive Presidential Nominee for his divisiveness. She spoke at the City College 2016 Commencement Ceremony.The First Lady chose CCNY for her very last commencement speech as first lady at City College in NYC for the diversity it represents with more than 150 nationalities and more than 100 languages.
—Tributes and remembrances of Muhammad Ali have been pouring in throughout the world. Sports Journalist Kofi Appiah shared his thoughts on the passing of the Great One.