Coffee Talk Podcast – Monday, July 20

The death of Congressman John Lewis on Friday has added fuel to the movement to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, after the long-time activist who marched across it in the battle for civil rights.
The bridge, currently named after a former Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader, became the focal point of the nation on March 7th, 1965, when protesters, including Lewis, were beaten by Alabama state troopers while marching for the rights of Blacks to vote. The incident became known as Bloody Sunday. (The New York Times)
Lewis, who continued to fight for racial equality during his career in Congress, died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 80. (The New York Times)

People are ready to get back to normal dating again – but they are being cautious about it. A new survey by dating.com found that 85% of daters are excited to get back to real-life dating again – including meeting people they met online over the last few months in person. But 60% of those surveyed said they plan to ease into in-person dating, because they want to be careful. (PRNewswire)

Even though everyone agrees that breaking up with someone over text is cold and cowardly – it’s amazingly common. According to a survey of Millennials by text marketing software company SimpleTexting, 57% admitted that they’d broken up with someone over text and a whopping 69% said they’d been broken up with via text. (Bustle)