MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From a Black Lives Matter protest planned for Minneapolis to Budweiser pulling a controversial advertisement, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, April 29.
Baltimore Riots & Minneapolis Protest Planned
The first night of a curfew in Baltimore is being reported as relatively peaceful, with no serious injuries and 10 people arrested.
At the same time, at least two people were shot in Ferguson, Missouri as demonstrators gathered in support of the riots in Baltimore.
The group, Black Lives Matter, will hold a rally Wednesday night at Gold Medal Park in Minneapolis.
Times New Roman & Sweatpants?
Times New Roman is being dubbed the “sweatpants of fonts.”
Typography experts say it’s a bad choice, especially if you’re using it on a resume.
The typewriter-style font Courier and the jolly Comic Sans were also given the thumbs-down.
Among the favored fonts, Helvetica came out on top.
Bud Slogan Controversy
Budweiser was hoping for buzz — just not this kind.
The company will pull its latest slogan after being accused of promoting rape culture.
The new Bud Light slogan read: “The perfect beer for removing ‘no’ from your vocabulary.” Then, came the tagline, “The perfect beer for whatever happens.”
Twitter went nuts and Bud now says it regrets the slogan.
Peanuts & Cracker Jacks – No More?
They’re going to have to change the lyrics to take me out to the ballgame.
No peanuts and no Cracker Jacks at least in Indianapolis, Boston, Milwaukee and New York this year.
The ballpark can be a dangerous place for people with severe peanut allergies.
That’s why those cities will ban peanuts at some of their games.