Social Media Buzz: Critical Race Theory, Kentucky Derby, Mulan
(Bloomberg) -- What’s buzzing on social media this morning:
Protests escalated in Rochester, New York, on Friday night and Saturday morning during the third day of demonstrations over the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who was hooded by police and died in custody in March.
Pro-Democracy protesters are urging a boycott against Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan because of a tweet by lead actress Liu Yifei that showed support for Hong Kong police.
Riders in the 2020 Tour de France are beginning stage eight, heading into the mountains of the Pyrenees.
It’s also Kentucky Derby day. The race will have no spectators this year, and Belmont Stakes and Travers Stakes winner Tiz the Law is a favorite to win. Bloomberg News senior editor David Papadopoulos, who’s been publishing his Triple Crown picks since 2012, said the horse is “so freakishly good that he could be far from his best and still win.”
Demonstrators are also expected in Louisville, where Breonna Taylor, an unarmed 26-year-old Black woman, was fatally shot at home by police in March.
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