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The same day that the Department of Justice released a report detailing a pattern of racial injustice by the Ferguson police department, several protestors were arrested by officers. Last night, a group of protestors demonstrated outside of the Ferguson Police department, and though details are still unclear, according to multiple reports, police detained and arrested several people. A dispatcher refused to tell Buzzfeed News what any of the demonstrators were charged with, claiming the information was “private.”

Though the DOJ’s report did not recommend seeking charges against the officer who shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown during a confrontation this summer, it did say that the department routinely violated the constitutional rights of black residents. Numbers from police reports show an overwhelming bias in how the police department subjected black residents to traffic stops, excessive force and harassment. There’s also indications that the behavior was partly motivated by an attempt to get money by forcing the victims of racial bias to pay legal fees. An investigation into officers’ email correspondence found several incidents of racists jokes and statements. So far, one city employee has been fired and at least three are on administrative leave ... Discuss

Curious how apps are going work on the new Apple Watch? The site WatchAware has posted a handful of moc-ups of popular apps as they may appear on the new wearable device. Though many of the interactive app designs on the site are only speculative, some of them are based on what was unveiled during the Apple Watch event a few months back. If clicking around the interactive designs isn’t enough to hold you over until the device’s release, in just a few days—March 9—Apple is hosting another event that will likely show more watch functionality ... Discuss

Over the weekend, a group of Rikers Island inmates saw a fellow inmate jump a prison guard and drag her into a locked bathroom. The inmate's name was Raleek Young, and he had gained access to a watch post, grabbed the guard and taken her into a bathroom where he attempted to sexually assault her. Fortunately, a few other inmates saw what Young was doing and took swift action. One of them managed to slip through a crack in the locked room and let the others in, where they freed the guard, tackled Young and held him down until other officers arrived. "I appreciate (them) helping a sister officer because that could have been their mother, wife or sister," said correction officers union president Norman Seabrook ... Discuss

Deadline is reporting that Jennifer Lawrence may soon sign on to star in Steven Spielberg’s big-screen adaptation of Lynsey Addario’s memoir What I Do: A Photographer’s Life Of Love And War. The book tells the Addario’s real-life story of traveling to some of the most violent places on earth—including Afghanistan, Iraq, Congo and Darfur—as a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist ... Discuss