It’s March 4th. Happy Monday. Today, we Skimm’d This:
Two guys are calling themselves the president of Venezuela. One of them came back to the country today, and called on Venezuelans to take to the streets. One problem: the other guy might have him arrested. We’ll break down the latest, and tell you what you need to know about the crisis.
It’s Women’s History Month. And a century since the 19th Amendment was passed. We’ll introduce you to the suffragist Ida B Wells. Spoiler alert: she’s a badass.
“Beverly Hills 90210” and “Riverdale” star Luke Perry has died at age 52 after a stroke over the weekend. We say goodbye.
Two guys are fighting over Venezuela. One’s got the military behind him. The other has … pretty much everyone else on his side. In other fights over presidential power, US Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is breaking with his party. And voting to block President Trump’s emergency declaration. Also on today’s episode: we introduce you to suffragist Ida B Wells, and say goodbye to the star of “Beverly Hills 90210”.
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