Ed Reed Speaks Out at HOF Game, Meghan Markle coined a “Royal Radical” and more in Your Daily Shot

Former NFL Safety for the Baltimore Ravens and Hall of Fame inductee Ed Reed acknowledges the crowd as he’s cheered on by fans, sporting a t-shirt displaying unarmed Black people killed by police. -via Reuters

1. Ebony Magazine Covers Saved

(Original Caption) Chicago, ILL.: John H. Johnson, publisher of Ebony Magazine and owner of Johnson publications. Photo shows Johnson seated in his desk.

In 1968 John H. Johnson started his publishing company with a $500 loan. Little did he know that loan would lead to Ebony and Jet Magazines being in every Black household and business from the 1960s to 1990s. Recently, Johnson Publishing Company auctioned off its archives for $30 million to a consortium of the nation’s leading foundations. These magazine covers will be donated to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. Read full story here

2. U.S. Withdraws From Cold-War era Nuclear Treaty

Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, pictured in 2017, have pulled out of the INF treaty - via BBC News

U.S. announced on Friday that it formally withdraws from Cold-War era nuclear treaty with Moscow. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blames Russia saying “Russia is solely responsible for the treaty’s demise. For more on this story and its significance, read here.

3. Florida Declares Public Health Emergency

56 new cases of Hepatitis A have been reported since last reporting period prompting Florida Surgeon General to declare a public emergency. The impetus for doing so was to be remain proactive to ensure this disease does not spread to any more people within and outside the state. Read more here

4. Meghan Markle The "Royal Radical"

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, looks upwards with Linda Hurley, wife of Governor of New South Wales David Hurley, at the opening of the enhanced ANZAC memorial in Hyde Park, Sydney, Australia October 20, 2018. Ian Vogler/Pool via REUTERS - RC164A9C74C0

The Duchess Meghan Markle is not your average princess. Traditionally, they are to be seen  and not heard, have babies, and die. Well, Meghan Markle admits she will one day have children but as for being quiet, that will never be in the cards for her. For more on her radical” nature, read here

5. Ed Reed

Ed Reed wears t-shirt remembering the unarmed Black men and boys killed by police (and Zimmerman) -Via Reuters

Ed Reed makes a major statement without uttering a single word. Check out what this brother had to say during his interview and how NBC tried zoom in so the shirt wouldn’t be in the camera shot. For more coverage, go here

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