Activist and poet Malcolm London was arrested during the Laquan McDonald protests Tuesday night. Credit: AP Photo/Paul Beaty

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That activist and slam poet Malcolm London was arrested and charged with aggravated assault of a police officer during last night’s protests? (Update: The charges have since been dropped.) —Leor Galil 

That Chicago rapper Vic Mensa was also at last night’s protests? —Ryan Smith 

About Spike Lee’s interview with Steven Colbert? (He predicted Chi-Raq-inspired sex strikes on college campuses and reacted to the Laquan McDonald case.) —Ryan Smith 

That Oregon and California have passed legislation allowing pharmacists to prescribe the pill and other forms of hormonal contraceptives? —Kate Schmidt 

About the Unicorns, a group of California girls seeking to the Boy Scouts? (“‘Because we’re girls we can’t participate with boys?’ said Ella, 10. ‘When we get into the real world, we’re going to have to work with other people who are, like, not just girls.'”) —Kate Schmidt

How we got the $ sign? —Deanna Isaacs 

These 17 fun facts about Little House on the Prairie the TV show? —Aimee Levitt