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The Sunshine Is Free: The Aftermath of the LAPD's Beating of Samuel Calhoun Arrington

By Krista Schwimmer A year ago on August 7th, Samuel Calhoun Arrington, a 52 year old mentally disabled, homeless, African-American man, was sitting under his umbrella where Ocean Front Walk intersects with Sunset Avenue. Like the many thousands of people who visit Venice, he was there to enjoy a day at the beach. Instead, in...