“Inherit the Whoop, Whoop!”: The Trial That Rocked America

by Liz Galvao

The Michigan rap group Insane Clown Posse filed suit on Wednesday against the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, saying that the United States government had made the “unwarranted and unlawful decision” to classify fans of the band as criminal gang members, leading to their harassment and causing them “significant harm.”New York Times, January 8, 2014

Prosecutor Tom Davenport: That remark is an insult to this entire community!
Henry Drummond: And this community is an insult to the world.Inherit the Wind, 1960

Liz Galvao writes stuff and hosts the music podcast I Forgot My Sweater. You can find her on Twitter or in Brooklyn, where she’s never been caught jaywalking.