I’ll Be at DC’s Moment of Silence to End Police Brutality TONIGHT

7 pm, Malcolm X Park, people will be wearing red armbands apparently. Hope to see many of you there. Here’s the Facebook page with info for DC. Here’s a roundup of events nationwide.

Some links btw: Surrender as protest.

“[N]o one can–or should have to be–’respectable‘ all of the time.” See also Timothy P. Carney, “None of us scrupulously obeys the law. Technically speaking, we’re all criminals.” (If you’re the wrong color or the wrong class, that “technically” gets a lot less technical.)

“How a suburban SWAT team sees itself.”

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