Matt LeMay's Top Stories

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Here's the best five of the bunch

  1. I’m a cop. If you don’t want to get hurt, don’t challenge me.
    By Sunil Dutta August 19 at 6:00 AM Sunil Dutta, a professor of homeland security at Colorado Tech University, has been an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department for 17 years. The views presented here are his own and do not represent the...
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  2. The 100 Best Albums of the Decade So Far (2010-2014)
    96 Neither toxicologist nor translator can interpret Young Thug. His vocabulary is a creole of Atlanta trap slang, Hopelandic, and the language of thought—the yeows, yelps, and coos used by babies to communicate. His bloodstream is equal parts...
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  3. Reparations For Ferguson
    A few weeks ago I received an anxious text from my wife informing me that a group of young men were fighting outside of our apartment building. We've spent most of our adult lives in New York, and most of that time in New York living in Harlem. I...
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  4. From Eric Holder: A message to the people of Ferguson
    Since the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, the nation and the world have witnessed the unrest that has gripped Ferguson, Mo. At the core of these demonstrations is a demand for answers about the circumstances of this young man’s death and a...
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  5. The black community’s anger is rooted in a history of racism.
    Demonstrators react to tear gas fired by police during protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 18, 2014.Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters FERGUSON, Missouri—Talk to anyone in Ferguson and you’ll hear a story...
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