Evening Edition: Trump has galvanized activists on the left. Can they stay energized?
The winners and losers since Inauguration Day; Trump is now pointing toward consolidating his own power; Opposition protest to counter Trump’s 100-day rally; Today’s march unites a crowd protesting rollbacks of environmental protections; ‘I can’t believe I’m protesting for reality’ and other messages at the march; EPA scrubs climate science site from public view ; Women at NRA convention cheer Trump: ‘Just knowing he’s here makes me feel good’; The disastrous Fyre Festival was founded by a man with a history of overpromising ‘elite’ access; The Teachers of the Year went to the White House, but their experience was unusual; They planned to donate their baby’s organs after she was born, but her death came unexpectedly; North Korea’s nuclear weapons are the latest tactic in its wild — sometimes deadly — plots; The ‘forgotten’ Trump roast: He was thrashed in 2004 at the New York Friars Club; ‘A Different World’ dealt with the L.A. riots — opening the door for other shows to tackle real issues;
Resistance efforts that grabbed headlines in the form of massive women-led marches across the United States the day after the inauguration have settled into something less visible but perhaps much broader.
Demonstrators in Washington could encounter record heat. The rally — which drew thousands to the streets — is directed at the Trump administration, which must decide whether to remain in the Paris climate accord.
The president’s visit to the gun owners’ convention Friday electrified the mostly white male crowd. Many women, distinctly outnumbered, said they have spent the past 100 days developing a profound sense of loyalty to Trump.
The president is breaking with tradition and skipping the White House correspondents’ dinner, but 13 years ago, he submitted to more than two hours of jokes about his brushes with bankruptcy, his love life and his hair.
The sitcom set at a fictional historically black college often addressed serious topics. So when the riots unfolded 25 years ago, the question wasn’t whether the show would address the uprising but how.