Closed Doors, a Landmark Life and a Special Briefing
Know This: Hurricane evacuees without U.S. passports are reportedly being refused entry to the U.S. Virgin Islands, despite the devastation of several neighboring islands. Edith Windsor, whose battle for same-sex marriage led her all the way to the Supreme Court and a landmark ruling in 2013, has died at the age of 88. And Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has resigned after months of allegations that he sexually abused children decades ago.
Stay Tuned: Later today, OZY will publish a Special Briefing to catch you up on Myanmar’s ongoing crisis over the displacement and possible ethnic cleansing of its Rohingya Muslim minority. Check this page for more, and to catch up on our past Special Briefings.
Come See Us: OZY and WGBH have teamed up to create a provocative new show for PBS, Third Rail With OZY. The show tapes every Friday in NYC in front of a live studio audience. Want to get in on the action? Sign up here. We’re also hosting a watch party this Friday, Sept. 15 at The Well in Brooklyn. RSVP here to attend!