Omar L. Gallaga

Omar L. Gallaga is a freelance journalist living in Central Texas who has written for NPR, The Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, Engadget, Hispanic Magazine, CNN, MSNBC, and The Washington Post. He was a longtime technology and culture writer at The Austin American-Statesman, where he helped launch the newspaper ¡ahora sí! and two podcasts.

Latinos have a right to film police interactions in public, but there are still safety and ethical concerns to remember before hitting a cell phone’s “Record” button. Photo credit: Rusty Clark / 100K Photos After police officers in Houston killed 27-year-old Nicolas Chavez, the man’s father, Joaquín, later…