He Was Raised By A White Mom And Didn't Think The Cops Were Out To Get Him. Until They Got Him.

One unforgettable night in 2009, then-college student Alex Landau wandered into the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong cops on duty. Listen as he and his mother recount the events of that night and how it transformed their lives forever.

He Was Raised By A White Mom And Didn't Think The Cops Were Out To Get Him. Until They Got Him.

Landau has since made a full recovery from his injuries, and the city of Denver doled out a check for his hardship. But to this day, none of the officers involved in the incident have been held accountable for their actions that night.

He was lucky to make it out alive and to be able to share his story. Sadly, the same can't be said for Mike Brown in Ferguson and so many other black men who have paid the steepest price to lift up this important conversation.

Share this story to keep it going. Invite the people in your circles to join. And be willing take a stand against police racism and brutality. Your rights are at stake.


Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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