Why Was Mike Brown "No Angel" but Darren Wilson Is Just "Low-Profile"?

Anyone unfamiliar with the way the U.S. treats dead young black men should take a look at today's New York Times front-page mini-profile of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. earlier this month. It's headlined "Michael Brown Spent Last Weeks Grappling… » 8/25/14 10:15am 8/25/14 10:15am

Why Are All My Comments Grey? What Can I Do About It?

Yesterday, Gawker re-introduced the pending comments system. At the same time, we participated in the grand Gawker tradition of the COMMENTER PURGE and erased our entire list of followed commenters. If you are reading this and are not a Gawker writer, your comments are probably appearing in grey. » 8/19/14 1:21pm 8/19/14 1:21pm