Here’s the news on our radar today:
• In the wake of Michael Brown’s killing, and how the media is talking about the incident, an essay on why “Black Kids Don’t Have to Be College-Bound for Their Deaths to Be Tragic.” [The Root]
• While awaiting the verdict to repeal the 2013 Texas law that will close half of the state’s abortion clinics, an audio recording has surfaced instructing anti-abortion clinic protesters to track clinic doctors and patients by their license plates. [RH Reality Check]
• And comedian Marc Maron’s tribute to Robin Williams. [Spin]
Did I miss anything? Add what you’re reading in the comments below.