Breaking the Bubble

Kathryn Nicolai and Haley Mullen

Domestic:

 

March for Our Lives, a nation-wide march in protest of gun violence, is being planned for March 24 by student survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Fl. George Clooney promised to donate $500,000 to the nationwide protest of gun violence. Jeffrey Katzenberg, Oprah Winfrey, and Steven Spielberg all promised to match Clooney’s donation.

 

Disney-Marvel movie “Black Panther,” which has a majority black cast, instantly became the top-grossing film by a black director, Ryan Coogler, earning an estimated $387 million in its opening weekend.

 

International:

 

On Feb. 21, KFC in Britain found itself in its fourth day of a chicken shortage, causing half of its 900 stores to close.

 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a growing corruption scandal, as one of his advisors attempted to bribe a judge into dropping a criminal investigation involving the prime minister’s wife.

 

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