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In the wake of the Zimmerman verdict, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry has expressed fear for her sons, even going so far as to admit her joy at being told she was having a daughter when she was pregnant. She laments that young black men in this country face so much adversity and she cannot protect them. [ThinkProgress/YouTube]

Seems Floridians really can’t get anything right. Barducci’s restaurant owner fired his entire staff on their day off via text. As of yet, the employees have not received their final paycheck. [Gawker]

Who knew using the bathroom could be so perilous? An Israeli man was bit on the penis by a snake in his parents’ home in northern Israel. Though the snake was not venomous, he says the bite was “burning” and doctors have held him in the hospital to run extra tests. [Gawker]

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