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Journalist Ernest Owens wrote a piece for New York Magazine called The Rise & Rupture of Campaign Zero, in which he speaks to one of the founders of that organization, Johnetta Elzie, and why she fell out. jarrett and Tre’vell have spoken in passing around ego and celebrity in the broader Black Lives Matter ecosystem, and this week seemed like the right time to get into it.
Plus, Met Gala superfan and director Tiffany Johnson gives us her reactions to the best and worst fashions of the night.
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