MISSING PERSONS: Former SFPD Officer Jason Lai and Lieutenant Curtis Liu

  Former SFPD Officer Jason Lai and Lieutenant Curtis Liu were partners in crime at SFPD’s already-scandal-ridden Taraval Station, Lai serving directly under Liu. In September 2015, SFPD investigated Lai for sexual assault: According to the warrant, the pair then went to the woman’s bedroom, where she says they had sex despite her saying: “noContinue reading “MISSING PERSONS: Former SFPD Officer Jason Lai and Lieutenant Curtis Liu”

May the Force be with you, Carrie Fisher

Star Wars was the first movie I saw in a theater as a kid, and it ruined me for anything else. At least until a mad man in a box showed up a few years later, but that’s another story. The opening sequence that introduced Princess Leia, R2-D2, C-3PO and Darth Vader blew my youngContinue reading “May the Force be with you, Carrie Fisher”

Women of color are always treated as acceptable collateral damage

Women of color have long been considered acceptable collateral damage by the police state, as well as most of society in general. A white-supremacist, misogynist culture such of that of the US will always uplift and protect white women while pathologizing and attacking women of color. Benefits of doubt and sympathy versus being prosecuted toContinue reading “Women of color are always treated as acceptable collateral damage”

DeRay, Inc

DeRay McKesson first entered public consciousness during the August 2014 protests surrounding the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. As control of the protest narrative shifted from influencers and talking heads to protesters on the ground, DeRay emerged as one of the most recognizable. His daily chronicling of the protests on Twitter, alongContinue reading “DeRay, Inc”