A sneak peek of the week in numbers, featuring The Triumphant Scoop’s numerical review on cities, celebrities, consumers, and commerce.
AS OF THE WEEK OF August 1st, 2016:
42 – Condoms, Athletes x Rio Olympics
The number of condoms each athlete received upon arrival at the Rio Olympics.
$2,190- Melania Trump Vs. Joyce Beatty
257- Speakers at the 2016 Democratic National Convention
The number of people who spoke at the Democratic National Convention last week in Philadelphia, among whom included POTUS, VPOTUS, FLOTUS, Democratic Party Nominee Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Former NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the parents of fallen soldier Captain Humayun Khan, the Mothers of the Movement, among so many others.
the number of black women shot and killed by law enforcement this year as of this morning when Baltimore’s Korryn Gaines was killed by cops during a standoff. Her 5-year-old son was in her arms.
100+ – New gender/LGBT/racially-
– the number of new emojis that will be available on iOs 10. The new emoticons are mostly more gender/LGBT/racially-
<Source: The Huffington Post>
4 – The Frank Ocean Comeback
The number of years since singer/rapper Frank Ocean has released an album, until Friday, when his new release “Boys Don’t Cry” hits Apple Music.
<Source: NY Times>