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Marijuana Arrests Blacks Latinos

NYC Police Accused of "Anal Assault" Over Marijuana Use

Tony Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tony Newman

Yesterday, Michael Mineo took the stand to describe his claims of a harrowing experience: being held down by three New York police officers and sodomized. His crime? Smoking marijuana.

New York City's Massive Marijuana Arrests

Gabriel Sayegh | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gabriel Sayegh

Nearly 90% of all those arrested for possession of marijuana are Black and Latino. Whites comprise 35% of NYC's population, but make up less than 10% of all those arrested for possession of marijuana