July 03, 2020 Issue

Freedom
In Focus

Freedom

WASHINGTON, D.C. Joseph Fons, wearing a Black Lives Matters mask, holds a Pride Flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building after the court ruled that LGBTQ people can not be disciplined or fired based on their sexual orientation. On June 15, with Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Neil Gorsuch joining the liberal block, the court ruled 6-3 that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 indeed bans bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Now that we are all tasked with wearing masks for protection during the coronavirus pandemic, Newsweek is taking a look at the types of masks that were used long before they became a part of the world's daily wardrobe.

Khruangbin's New Album Mordechai

The new album by the Houston trio Khruangbin spans genres from all over the world. It also features more singing than the mostly instrumental group is known for.