Police Body Camera Business Is Booming in Wake of Dallas Shootings — Fortune

The nationwide uproar over police-involved shootings in Louisiana, Minnesota, and Texas this week is fueling sales for companies like Axon, the country’s leading provider of body-worn cameras, used primarily by law enforcement. Axon spokesman Steve Tuttle tells Fortune that he spent most of Friday fielding media calls, less than 24 hours after at least five…

via Police Body Camera Business Is Booming in Wake of Dallas Shootings — Fortune

Violent Content Is Allowed on Facebook Live, in the Right Context — Fortune

The furor and chaos sparked this week by a police shooting that was streamed on Facebook Live has highlighted the platform’s massive potential to affect public life. In a statement released on Friday, Facebook clarified its content filtering policy on Live, particularly as it relates to violent imagery and events. When it comes to such…

via Violent Content Is Allowed on Facebook Live, in the Right Context — Fortune

Officer Who Killed Philando Castile Reacted to Gun, Not Race, Attorney Says — Fortune

An attorney defending the Minneapolis police officer who killed a black man during a traffic stop on Wednesday said Saturday that the officer was reacting to the man’s gun, not his race. Thomas Kelly said in aninterview with the Associated Press that officer Jeronimo Yanez reacted to “the presence of that gun and the display…

via Officer Who Killed Philando Castile Reacted to Gun, Not Race, Attorney Says — Fortune

Aubrey Plaza is bisexual: ‘I fall in love with girls and guys’ — Fusion

Getty ImagesAubrey Plaza came out as bisexual in an interview with The Advocate, saying she has been in love with both men and women. “Girls are into me — that’s no secret,” Plaza told The Advocate. “Hey, I’m into them too. I fall in love with girls and guys. I can’t help it.” Plaza, who…

via Aubrey Plaza is bisexual: ‘I fall in love with girls and guys’ — Fusion

College-Educated Whites Present Major Challenge for Trump — Fortune

ATLANTA (AP) — Wanda Melton has voted for every Republican presidential nominee since Ronald Reagan in 1980, but now the Georgia grandmother plans to cross over to support Democrat Hillary Clinton. “I’m not a real fan of Hillary,” Melton says from her office in Atlanta. “But I think it would just be awful to have…

via College-Educated Whites Present Major Challenge for Trump — Fortune

Dallas Mourns as Investigation Into Police Shooting Continues — Fortune

The Dallas community on Saturday continued to mourn the loss of five police officers who were killed in a targeted attack by a lone gunman Thursday night, during a peaceful protest over the shooting deaths of two black men by police in separate incidents this week. President Barack Obama–who called the attack “vicious, calculated and…

via Dallas Mourns as Investigation Into Police Shooting Continues — Fortune

U.K. Government Rejects Petition for 2nd Brexit Vote — TIME

The United Kingdom rejected a petition for a second vote on maintaining its European Union membership. More than 4.1 million people signed the petition, the most since the government petition process was introduced in 2011, according to The Independent. The Foreign Office responded, saying that the majority of the country had its say and that…

via U.K. Government Rejects Petition for 2nd Brexit Vote — TIME

Philando Castile Shooting Had ‘Nothing to Do With Race,’ Officer’s Attorney Says — TIME

The attorney representing Jeronimo Yanez, the St. Anthony, Minn., police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile Wednesday, tells TIME that race was not a factor in the shooting and that Yanez is temporarily not living at home. Minneapolis attorney Thomas Kelly says that Yanez is “obviously saddened by the death of Mr. Castile, sad for…

via Philando Castile Shooting Had ‘Nothing to Do With Race,’ Officer’s Attorney Says — TIME

Tavis Smiley: The NRA Means Not Really for African Americans — TIME

Some years ago, while discussing the National Rifle Association’s opposition to reasonable gun control measures on one of the Sunday morning talk shows, I suggested a simple strategy to test how serious the NRA was about gun rights for all. I posited, only somewhat rhetorically, that if we really wanted to solve the gun control…

via Tavis Smiley: The NRA Means Not Really for African Americans — TIME