Daily Bread for 8.11.15 – 2017

Good morning, Whitewater.

We’ll have a mostly sunny Tuesday in Whitewater, with a high of eighty-one. Sunrise is 5:57 and sunset 8:02, for 14h 04m 45s of daytime. The moon is a waning crescent with 9.5% of its visible disk illuminated.

Whitewater’s Parks & Rec Board meets this afternoon at 5:30 PM.

Burning buildings during Watts Riots.  Via Wikipedia.
Burning buildings during Watts Riots. Via Wikipedia.

On this day in 1965, riots begin in the Watts section of Los Angeles:

The Watts riots (or, collectively, Watts rebellion)[1] were race riots that took place in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles from August 11 to 17, 1965.

On August 11, 1965, a black motorist was arrested for drunk-driving, and a minor roadside argument suddenly turned into a riot. There followed six days of looting and arson, especially of white-owned businesses, and police needed the support of nearly 4,000 members of the California Army National Guard. There were 34 deaths and over $40 million in property damage. The riots were blamed principally on unemployment, although a later investigation also highlighted police racism. It was the city’s worst unrest until the Rodney King riots of 1992.

What’s this neighborhood like now, a half-century later? See, Watts, 50 Years On, Stands in Contrast to Today’s Conflicts.

On this day in 1919, a founding:

1919 – Green Bay Packers Founded

On this date the Green Bay Packers professional football team was founded during a meeting in the editorial rooms of Green Bay Press-Gazette. On this evening, a score or more of young athletes, called together by Curly Lambeau and George Calhoun, gathered in the editorial room on Cherry Street and organized a football team. [Source: Packers.com]

Here’s Puzzability‘s Tuesday game:

This Week’s Game — August 10-14
Logical Deductions
This week, we’re bringing order and disorder at the same time. For each day, we started with a word or phrase, removed the seven letters in LOGICAL, and rearranged the remaining letters to get a new word or phrase. Both pieces are described in each day’s clue, with the longer one first.
Example:
Greasy stuff used for massage; what masseurs do to the greasy stuff (or, make someone feel worse about something)
Answer:
Lubricating oil; rub it in
What to Submit:
Submit both pieces, with the longer one first (as “Lubricating oil; rub it in” in the example), for your answer.
Tuesday, August 11
Religious young women who Billy Joel said “start much too late”; central figure in the religion of those young women

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