Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The definition of incredulous

Today Chief Bratton insisted that there was no basis in any of the 320 complaints of racial profiling by the LAPD filed in 2007 they have claimed for the past six years running.

And although you wouldn't know it from the local media, yesterday was the anniversary of the verdict and [your choice:] the verdict in the Rodney King Trial/the 1993 LA Riots/the LA Uprising.

Photo by Joseph Sternfeld

At least they've stopped removing the street signs from the intersection of Florence and Normandie, as if that was all it took to remove the whole of what happened from our collective memory.

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