The American Civil Liberties Union studied the racial backgrounds of those arrested for marijuana possession. Their report shows that African Americans are almost four times more likely to be arrested for possession than white people.
Why have recent police pursuits resulted in the death of bystanders? What are the rules governing when a police cruiser should stand down or when a police helicopter should be called in? Is there any way to make pursuits safer on public streets?
In most American cities, you have to have grit and determination to make it, but in Los Angeles, you need a car. America’s most sprawling city seems unwalkable to most, but as Angelinos look for ways to escape their cars, a new walk-friendly mindset is blossoming.