The track, written a year before the Ferguson uprising and the increased public focus on police terrorism against the Black and Brown communities, gets a visual that gives life to the story occurring across the country and around the world.
Intercept data artist Josh Begley’s new project, “Officer Involved,” uses databases on police brutality compiled by The Guardian to present the problem in a new way. Begley’s project (like several others he has done) is an intervention that makes visible the violence behind the way we live.
Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Md., issued a press release on Friday declaring that he vetoed six pieces of legislation, including major reforms to Maryland criminal justice law designed to rein in law enforcement abuse of power.