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People Are Going on Strike For a National “Day Without Immigrants”

Several businesses in major cities across the U.S. are closed today for a national strike in protest of Trump's anti-immigrant policies.

Trump is a damn fool and, today, immigrants across the United States are letting him know it.


Several businesses in major cities such as Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and Austin are closed today for a national "Day Without Immigrants," in protest of President Cheeto Satan's crackdown on immigration, which has included his anti-Muslim travel ban, as well as his proposed plan to seal the U.S.-Mexican border.

In order to emphasize the invaluable contributions of immigrants to American society, demonstrators in various states have chosen to skip work today and to boycott certain establishments. Some children in D.C. and New Jersey have stayed home from school.

Many on Twitter have called out the apparent hypocrisy and outright idiocy of Trump's anti-immigration measures, sharing their support for the movement using the hashtag #DayWithoutImmigrants.

You will learn today, Cheetolini!

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Six Things History Will Remember Kenneth Kaunda For

News of Kenneth David Kaunda's passing at age 97 has reverberated across the globe. Kaunda, affectionately known as KK, was Zambia's first President from 1964 to 1991.

Following Nelson Mandela's passing in December 2013, Kenneth Kaunda became Africa's last standing hero. Now with Kaunda's passing on Thursday, June 17 — after being admitted to the Maina Soko Military Hospital earlier in the week — this signals the end of Africa's liberation history chapter.

It is tempting to make saints out of the departed. The former Zambian struggle hero did many great things. He was, after all, one of the giants of the continent's struggle against colonialism. Ultimately however, he was a human being. And as with all human beings, he lived a complicated and colourful life.

Here are six facts you might not have known about him.

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