Tuesday was, for many, a day to take a beat. Social media feeds filled up with blank black boxes. Cities tightened curfews. Americans grappled with their grief and anger while Wall Street carried on seemingly none the wiser. Stick with us, though: this rundown of the day's essential business news has a nugget of happiness tucked in near the end. [Source]
When Kalina Newman heard that Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died on Friday night, she and her boyfriend immediately left the restaurant where they were having dinner, bought some flowers and went to the US Supreme Court to join the crowd of people honoring the 87-year-old associate justice.
John Lewis' tireless push for civil rights did not die with him on July 17, 2020. The longtime representative of Georgia's 5th congressional district spent his lifetime fighting for the oppressed and forgotten. And he wrote the playbook for the next generation to get into what he called "good trouble, necessary trouble."