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Actor David Alan Grier teamed with Funny or Die to shoot a PSA to help people distinguish a riot from a protest.

“TIKI torches and khaki pants: that’s not a riot. Looks like there’s a sale on at the local Tommy Bahama,” the former In Living Color star explained, referring to the Unite the Right neo-Nazis in Charlottesville. “But Black people: we are scary. And when we all get together then we’re probably planning to do something extra-scary: we’re planning to riot.”

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Trump Ruined Cyber Defense, But GOP Blames Biden For Gas Line Hack

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Reprinted with permission from American Independent

EDITOR'S UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline announced that its East Coast gas line resumed operations around 5 pm ET on Wednesday evening. But the company cautioned that operations will ramp up for a few days before the line reaches full capacity.

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