June 12, 2020 Issue

In Focus

Street Fights

New York City Demonstrations broke out on May 29 in New York City to protest the death of Floyd, who passed away in police custody four days earlier. Thousands, for instance, gathered in front of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. According to The New York Times, some demonstrators “hurled bottles...at police, who responded with pepper spray.” Pictured here: New York police officers arrest a protester during a “Black Lives Matter” rally.
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In an excerpt from her new book, Miss Manners takes on the challenges of maintaining polite interactions among people who really want to stick their (ideally well-covered) noses into others' business in the age of the coronavirus pandemic.