TIBT: #JamarClark killed by Minn. police; Gawker’s history with women; Into the Badlands premieres
Jamar Clark was gunned down by Minneapolis police while he was handcuffed, witnesses reported. The fatal encounter prompted the creation of the hashtags #JusticeForJamar, #Justice4Jamar and #JamarClark. As of Nov. 16, 8:30 a.m. EST, more than 13,000 tweets were sent with one or more of the hashtags.
In an unrelated incident, Oakland police shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at officers towing area cars.
Students from college campuses around the U.S. are planning #StudentBlackout, a national protest to stand with the University of Missouri and #ConcernedStudent1950 against racism. The hashtag was first tweeted by @LeslieMac on Nov. 11.
Newt Gingrich added his position on gun control to the mix of conversation around #Paris.
Deray Mckesson’s poll asking his followers who they would vote U.S. President took an interesting turn. There were a number of “write-in” candidates in addition to the overwhelming support for Bernie Sanders.
A history of Gawker’s problem with women that was nixed from running on the Gawker site was published on Medium. In it, a former staff writer describes how the media company failed its female employees.
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley declared he will refuse Syrian refugees relocating to the state.
TV & Entertainment
Considering R. Kelly’s highs and lows, Vulture wonders whether it is okay to listen to the R&B singer.
Sunday was the premiere of AMC’s new show #IntoTheBadlands in which a warrior and a boy search for enlightenment in an area controlled by feudal barons.
On #Quantico, the recruits regroup after an explosive assignment; Alex discovers more information about her father.
@GeorgeFoster72’s choice of outfit spawned a digital round robin of shade.
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