The Week in News: Highs and Lows.

The Week in News: Highs and Lows.

Image: Vogue.

Image: Vogue.

Man, this week has been... trying, to say the least. 

It was a week of ups and downs. The highlights: Zendaya (one of my favorite young public figures), is reported to play Mary Jane Watson in Spiderman: Homecoming. To see Zendaya's casting in the Spiderman franchise is incredibly exciting as a woman of color.

Image: Apple Music.

Image: Apple Music.

Frank Ocean dropped a visual album..... (finally!).

Kanye West opened a gazillion pop-up shops around the world

Donald Trump...... apologized!

But every time I get up, it seems like there's just as much trying to pull me back down. 

Around the world:

Image: Associated Press.

Image: Associated Press.

Ryan Lochte demonstrates the absurd heights of white privilege, embarrasses, and disappoints America. 

The flooding disaster in Louisiana devolves into a political battle of nonsensical parade.

The public response to some of the highlights above, reminds me of just how far we still need to go in America. 

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