Donald Kaufman / TruthdigAug 14, 2014
Riot police dispersed protesters with rubber bullets and tear gas in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday night. Among 16 people arrested were two journalists, Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post and Ryan Reilly of The Huffington Post. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 14, 2014
A documentary about the treatment of animals at SeaWorld could have a lot to do with its plummeting shares; the militarization of U.S. suburbs is something we all need to pay close attention to; meanwhile, a black person is killed by authorities or pseudo-authorities every 28 hours in America. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigAug 13, 2014
While acknowledging the outrage that followed the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday after the unarmed teenager was shot in a police car by a still-unnamed police officer, on Tuesday activists like the Rev. Al Sharpton emphasized the need for calm and justice as the case is investigated. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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