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Mayor Bloomberg Stop and Frisk

Stop-and-Frisk: Build Trust, Not Bust It

Richard C. Harwood | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Harwood

The debate over "stop-and-frisk" police tactics is front and center in New York City and elsewhere in the nation. This policy goes to our very definition of community, leading to a fundamental question: Are these tactics intended to build or bust trust in a community?

Bloomberg Still Trying To Defeat Stop-And-Frisk Bills

| Posted 09.15.2013 | New York

By Colby Hamilton NEW YORK CITY — Mayor Michael Bloomberg targeted Queens City Councilman Mark Weprin in retaliation for his support of two bill...


The New York Times | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York

If Mayor Michael Bloomberg was trying to stem the criticism of his constitutionally suspect stop-and-frisk policy over the weekend, he took a rather s...

Bloomberg Attacks Stop-And-Frisk Critics

| Posted 04.30.2013 | New York

By Nicole Bode and Ben Fractenberg 1 POLICE PLAZA — In a speech brimming with vitriol, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took aim at all who have criticize...

Michael Bloomberg and the Benevolent White Daddy Syndrome

Dr. David J. Leonard | Posted 06.23.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. David J. Leonard

Bloomberg and his crew have elevated themselves as the benevolent parents, empowered to restrict soda, discipline, and punish if necessary.

Bloomberg's Rockefeller Legacy

Kate Rubin | Posted 04.23.2013 | New York
Kate Rubin

Mayor Bloomberg's legacy is in danger of looking a lot like Governor Rockefeller's. Just like the Rockefeller Drug Laws, policing policies under Mayor Bloomberg have proven to be costly, harmful and racially biased. But it's not too late for New York to change.

The Cost of Stop-and-Frisk

Ron Howell | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Ron Howell

The man who cares so much about the bottom line is willing to sacrifice the big bucks of New York taxpayers -- when it comes to civil liberties of young black and Latino men.

Inside the March Against Stop and Frisk

Nicolaus Mills | Posted 08.19.2012 | New York
Nicolaus Mills

If, like me, you were in the middle of last Sunday's New York City silent protest march against the police department's stop-and-frisk policies, then you know the march wasn't quite silent.

Unite the Two New Yorks: End Discriminatory Marijuana Arrests

Rashad Robinson | Posted 08.18.2012 | New York
Rashad Robinson

It's time for New York to make sure that our police respect our rights and are held to a standard that does not include harassment, abuse and racially biased tactics.

Lila Shapiro

Gay And Civil Rights Groups Band Together To Protest Stop-And-Frisk Practice | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On Tuesday, more than a dozen progressive groups, ranging from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to Empire State Pride Ag...

'Stop-and-Frisk' Is the New Racial Profiling

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 08.04.2012 | New York
Rev. Al Sharpton

Today, in the city of NY, we are facing another troubling form of biased profiling and searches known as 'Stop-and-Frisk.' Only difference is, this time, you can be targeted for simply walking down the street.

Christopher Mathias

Councilman Slams Stop And Frisk, Says Bloomberg's 'Ass-Backwards' On Gun Violence | Christopher Mathias | Posted 12.02.2012 | New York

City Councilman Jumaane Williams thinks Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration is "ass-backwards" in its approach to gun violence, and that the mayo...

Bloomberg Lashes Out At Media For Stop And Frisk Coverage

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.17.2012 | New York

After a US District judge condemned the NYPD's use of stop and frisk Wednesday--granting a major lawsuit class action status-- Mayor Michael Bloomberg...