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Kennedy Mitchum, 22, a recent graduate of Drake University in Iowa, emailed the dictionary last month, following the killing of black U.S. citizen George Floyd by a white police officer.

“He’s the last African-American Everyman,” musician and bandleader Questlove told Rolling Stone in 2015. “Bill Withers is the closest thing Black people have to a Bruce Springsteen.”

Domingo resigned on Oct. 2 as director-general of the Opera, a post he had held since 2003, during the controversy generated by the accusations against him.

Punters, mostly young and covered in ink, revel in the novelty of having tattoo masters gathered under one roof.

LA Opera said it would comment once it reviewed the findings of a separate investigation it commissioned from law firm Gibson Dunn. The Met did not respond to a request for comment.

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