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Carl Dix

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36 Arrested Stopping "Stop & Frisk" in Harlem, Next Stop: Brooklyn

(17) Comments | Posted October 25, 2011 | 10:37 PM

Leading up to Friday's mass civil disobedience at Harlem's 28th Police Precinct to Stop "Stop & Frisk," I heard many people's stories of being unjustly harassed, detained, humiliated, and brutalized by the NYPD. Far too often, these stories came with an air of resignation and comments like, "Its been going...

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Why I Am Getting Arrested Today

(255) Comments | Posted October 21, 2011 | 1:17 PM

Like most Black people in this country, I will never forget my first encounter with the police. Like most Black people in this country, it was not a pleasant experience. Before I take you down that memory lane with me, let me say up front that today I am joining...

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