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It's Patrick Lynch, Not Mayor De Blasio, from Whom an Apology Is Due

James Meyerson | Posted 03.13.2015 | New York
James Meyerson

Mayor de Blasio never ran for Mayor of the City on an "anti-police" platform; once elected, Mayor de Blasio has never thrown police officers under the bus; and Mayor de Blasio most certainly does not have blood of the fallen officers on his hands.

Slain NYPD Officers' Widows Receive Over $1 Million In Donations To Pay Off Mortgages

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.09.2015 | Impact

Supporters have rallied around the families of two NYPD officers who were killed days before Christmas. The widows of slain officers Rafael Ramos a...

De Blasio and His Police: We Can't Listen With Our Backs Turned

Paul Kendrick | Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics
Paul Kendrick

De Blasio has been exceptionally evenhanded in his respect for police while trying to help us grasp the perspectives of people of color. He has tried to be a true friend to the NYPD, in the sense of a friend who believes in you enough to be critical when you can be better.

NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos 'Loved God And Loved Humanity'

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.28.2014 | Religion

NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos was a protector. As mourners gathered at Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens on Friday for the officer’s wake, Ramos is ...

The NYC Police Union Has A Long History Of Bullying City Hall

Quartz | Posted 12.24.2014 | Crime

Only hours after two New York City police officers were executed in their patrol car on Saturday, the president of the largest police union rushed to ...

A Message From a Protestor and Former Cop: We Are Not Anti-Cop. We Are Pro-Life.

Rev. Karyn Carlo PhD | Posted 02.21.2015 | Religion
Rev. Karyn Carlo PhD

I stand on both sides of the so-called "blue line," placing one foot in the world of the NYPD furious over the murder of two of our own and another foot in with the black and brown people of this city angry with the senseless deaths of young people at the hands of the police.

What Happened When Two Students, One Black and One White, Participated in a Peaceful Protest

Rev. Shawn Torres | Posted 02.11.2015 | Religion
Rev. Shawn Torres

We acted identically, however, our narratives sharply diverged. Ironically so, as this treatment only underscored the unfortunate truth we had taken to the streets to protest: black and white bodies are not treated equally.

Rudy Giuliani Says Teachers Unions Are To Blame For Violence In Black Communities

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.10.2014 | Black Voices

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has not been shy about airing his opinions on the recent deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner at the hands...

WATCH: 7 Times Black Male Comedians Warned Against Police Brutality Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.15.2014 | Black Voices

The current concerns over police relations in America have been an ongoing social justice issue for decades. It is also a subject many comedians h...

Jamie Foxx: Tough Dialogue Needed To Address Police Killings

AP | LAURI NEFF | Posted 12.12.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Jamie Foxx is calling for a tough dialogue in the wake of killings by police and recent protests over them. The actor says, "We'll ...

The Chokehold Is Banned By NYPD, But Complaints About Its Use Persist

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller & Jan Diehm | Posted 12.05.2014 | Crime

According to the medical examiner who performed his autopsy, Eric Garner’s death could be partially attributed to the chokehold in which he was ...

Police: Chokehold Victim Eric Garner Complicit In Own Death

AP | TOM HAYS & COLLEEN LONG | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Garner was overweight and in poor health. He was a nuisance to shop owners who complained about him selling untaxed cigarettes ...

Lilly Workneh

These Pictures Show The Response To Police Injustice Is Nationwide | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.05.2014 | Black Voices

Thousands gathered in New York Thursday for a second day of protests after a grand jury announced its decision not to indict the police officer involv...

Matt Sledge

New York Mayor: NYPD Will Use Less Force 'Whenever Possible' | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Flanked by top NYPD brass, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to indict a police ...

College Students Greet Eric Garner Decision Already Primed For Protest

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 12.04.2014 | College

An estimated 400 students and staff at Princeton University participated in a campus walkout and die-in Thursday, according to the demonstration's org...

#AliveWhileBlack Highlights The Ugly Discrimination Black America Knows Too Well

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.10.2014 | Black Voices

Protests spread around the country Wednesday night after a grand jury decided not to bring charges in the July death of Eric Garner, a black Staten Is...

Here's How Little We Get To Know About The Eric Garner Grand Jury

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.04.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- The public may never see what evidence was presented to the grand jury that chose not to indict the New York City police officer who put t...

Spike Lee: 'I Don't Know What The Grand Jury Was Looking At'

Posted 12.09.2014 | Black Voices

Earlier this year Spike Lee revisited a scene from his film “Do the Right Thing” by creating a mashup clip featuring character Radio Raheem choked...

A Heart-Wrenching Reminder Of Eric Garner's Last Words

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.05.2014 | Black Voices

They were heard in a video that went viral, plastered across the front page of newspapers and echoed through the chants of hundreds of protesters who ...

Christopher Mathias

Civil Rights Leaders Call For March On Washington | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.04.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Rev. Al Sharpton and a group of civil rights leaders announced Thursday that they are organizing a march on Washington to call for the fed...

Bill De Blasio Expresses Concern For The Safety Of His Biracial Son

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

The recent non-indictments in the police killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, both unarmed black males, have led to a national conversation abou...

Peter King Says There Are 'No Elements Of Racism' In Eric Garner Case

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) is sticking by his assertion that, had Eric Garner been healthier, he would not have died after a police officer placed him i...

Mariah Stewart

Ferguson Protesters Speak Out Against Eric Garner Decision | Mariah Stewart | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

FERGUSON, Mo. -- Protesters demonstrated in front of a federal building in St. Louis and outside of the Ferguson Police Department on Wednesday night ...

'Hell No!': Eric Garner's Widow Rejects Officer's Condolences

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.04.2014 | Black Voices

The family of Eric Garner addressed the nation Wednesday after a grand jury announced its decision not to indict an NYPD officer in Garner's death. ...

Diddy Responds To Eric Garner Decision: 'I Can't Take It Anymore'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.09.2014 | Black Voices

In recent months, Sean “Diddy” Combs has been especially vocal about current events. The entertainment mogul took to his Instagram account in Augu...