Friday Wrap: Being A Better Ally, Important Texts, and More

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It’s Friday! Time for your Burnt Orange Reporters to close some browser tabs and touch on the issues of the week.

First up this week: This frog can flow!

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    Five very important tips to remember for individuals that wish to be a supporting ally to a marginalized community.

    -Omar Araiza

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    A Texas school board member was forced to apologize for “Dreaming of a White Christmas,” but it had nothing to do with the supposed “war on Christianity.” The offending facebook post featured the image of a Ku Klux Klansman.

    – Joe Deshotel

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    LOL.

    – Katherine Haenschen

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    “Texas students shouldn’t lose instruction time for holding gun-shaped Pop-Tart snacks at school. This bill will fix this.” – Democratic State Rep. Ryan Guillen on his bill preventing schools from punishing kids who mimic gun use in school.

    – Ben Sherman

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    DNA tests confirmed that the remains found in a British parking lot two years ago were indeed those of King Richard III. Even more scandalously, the tests also found that some of his modern descendants’ DNA doesn’t match his, uncovering evidence of infidelity somewhere in the past. That means that the current royal family may in fact not be descended from royalty at all! (But they still get to keep their throne.)

    -Katie Singh

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    Florida police officers outed as members of the KKK. Chief Deputy State Attorney sez “It’s not illegal…”

    -Katherine Haenschen

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