Jonathan Fraklin @ Truthout - With her iconic silver nose ring and steadfast fight for free quality university education for all Chilean students, Camila Vallejo has become modern Latin American folk hero. In Santiago's Bellavista neighborhood, trendy art galleries sell oil paintings of "Camila" while chalked messages of support decorate Santiago streets. Read more.
Donald Trump — who has made a habit of demeaning black public officials and celebrities with “low IQ” or “dumb” slurs — waded into the Virginia blackface scandal on Sunday morning, feeling the need to speak for African-Americans. Read more.