Amadou Diallo. Sean Bell. Walter Scott. Charley Robinet, Lavall Hall. Trayvon Martin. Eric Garner. Tamir Rice. Michael Brown. Freddie Gray. These are just a few of the black men and boys recently shot dead by white police officers. But the
It has come to my attention that there is a pug named Brandy who surfs and snow-boards! She has some YouTube videos, which my mother showed me, and is quite busy on Instragram. As the readers of my book (The
I don’t know if I could have done it — stood there recording as a man was shot in the back by a police officer while he was running away. Feidin Santana was just walking to work like he did
The phrase “religious freedom” has wobbly boundaries, if it has any at all. In the 30s and 40s, religious, church-going people would pack a picnic basket, dress up the kids, and gather in a field to watch the public lynching
I didn’t know her well. I saw her several times a week, whenever I worked out at the Santa Monica stairs. A trainer, she was a dependable presence there. We always said hello, and occasionally we had brief, casual conversations.