Brian Tacadena was shot and killed by the Santa Barbara Police on Labor Day. His death offers a window into the growing trend of police violence in the US.
Here’s my piece on Brian for Mission and State
Excerpt – Brian Tacadena waited for a bus while the midday sun assaulted the turquoise facade of the San Jose Greyhound station. The station’s Googie-style blue-and-white sign, featuring the eponymous leaping canine, presented an iconic image from an optimistic, mid-century America.