In January, Jamal Sutherland arrived at Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center after receiving treatment at a mental health facility. Just 14 hours later, Detention Deputies Sgt. Lindsay Fickett and Brian Houle killed him. Hours of Charleston County Jail surveillance footage and body camera video revealed Sgt. Lindsay Fickett and Detention Dep. Brian Houle repeatedly pepper-sprayed and tasered Jamal […]
A fallen statue of Louis Agassiz, the Harvard Professor who commissioned the daguerreotypes of Tamara Lanier’s enslaved ancestors in 1850. The statue, at Stanford University, famously fell and landed upside down during an 1906 earthquake. (via Wikimedia Commons) Editor’s Note: This article is part of a special edition that Hyperallergic published on the ongoing legal case to return the […]
Local and statewide elections are being held around the country on Tuesday. Here are some of the Election Day basics. The website Vote411 can tell you whether your municipality or county is holding an election on Tuesday.Credit…Kenny Holston for The New York Times. By Maggie Astor It may not be a presidential or congressional election […]