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Black Twitter comes after Trump for his ‘dogwhistle racist’ comments about CNN’s Abby Phillip and April Ryan

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It did not go unnoticed on Twitter that President Donald Trump harshest comments, delivered during an unhinged impromptu press conference on Friday morning, singled out two black journalists from CNN — Abby Phillip and April Ryan.

During the twenty minutes of questions from reporters, Trump insulted well-respected White House correspondent Ryan as a “loser” who “doesn’t know what the hell she is doing.” When Phillip attempted to ask him about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, the president told her to her face that she was asking a “stupid question,” before claiming Phillip always asks “stupid questions.”

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The deeply personal and demeaning comments were immediately hammered on Twitter, as former MSNBC host Soledad O’Brien got the ball rolling with: “The President attacking black women again.”

Then it was on.

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Woman allegedly involved in Central Park scandal placed on leave from job: ‘We do not condone racism’

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Video circulated on social media on Memorial Day of a woman in Central Park claiming she was calling 911 to falsely claim an "African-American man" was threatening her life.

It reportedly started after he filmed her walking her dog without a leash.

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Internet sleuths worked to identify the woman. During the day on Monday, rumors of her identity spread online.

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Scientists fight online coronavirus misinformation war

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With cat photos and sometimes scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has nearly tripled his Twitter following since the coronavirus pandemic began.

With 14,000 followers, he posts almost daily, giving explanations on the latest scientific research and, in particular, aims to fight misinformation that spreads as fast as the virus itself.

He is among a growing number of doctors, academics and institutions who in recent weeks have adapted and amplified their scientific messaging in hopes of countering what has been termed an infodemic -- a deluge of information, including widespread false claims, which experts say can pose a serious threat to public health.

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Ted Cruz doesn’t want people shamed with body bags for going to beach: ‘Please stop the hate’

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In early May, Florida attorney Daniel Uhlfelder made news by dressing up as the Grim Reaper in an attempt to scare people from crowding beaches during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Days later, he escalated by laying out body bags on the steps of the Florida capitol building in Tallahassee.

He escalated further on Saturday by announcing he would be handing out body bags to Florida beachgoers and started a fundraiser with the funds going to two progressive Political Action Committees.

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The effort caught the eye of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).

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