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First family fashion scandals

Melania Trump's visit to see migrant children in detention centers at the Mexican border quickly became about her fashion — an army green jacket with the words "I don't really care, do u?" in white letters on the back.

Why it matters: The first family will always face intense scrutiny for everything they do, especially in serious situations. And Trump is not the first to face outcry for fashionable bad optics.

Netflix drops top exec for "descriptive use of the N-word"

Jonathan Friedland.
Jonathan Friedland. Photo: Alfonso Manzano/ Images

Netflix's top communications executive, Jonathan Friedland is being let go, according to the Hollywood Reporter, for his "descriptive use of the N-word on at least two occasions" which showed "unacceptable low racial awareness and sensitivity," CEO Reed Hastings told employees on Friday.

Why it matters, per Axios' Sara Fischer: Movements that take place on social media - from Black Lives Matter to #MeToo to the recent immigration debate - are putting more pressure on brands to focus on corporate social responsibility. Many are no longer tolerating comments or actions around sexual harassment, racism, gender equality, etc. that would’ve been previously accepted.

The big picture: The changing face of American protests

Illustration: Lazaro Gamio/Axios

The great political protests shaping our country have one key difference from the 1960s, the AP's Sharon Cohen notes — the faces are less famous.

The big picture: "Since the presidential election of Donald Trump, there have been marches for women, science, the Dreamers — immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children — and most recently, gun control, a response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida."