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Obama Signs Tax Law Helping Donors Who Supported Slain NYPD Officers' Families

Associated Press | Posted 04.03.2015 | Impact

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure allowing people to write off donations they made this year to the families of...

Why the Black American's Fight for Civil Rights Still Isn't Over

Terrance Hamm | Posted 01.26.2015 | Black Voices
Terrance Hamm

On Monday a grand jury chose not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, in August. Innumerable people were immediately outraged, erupting in fury. The criminal justice system must be reformed to promote civil rights for African Americans.

NYPD Kills Third Man In A Week

Posted 10.04.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man who came at officers responding to a call about a domestic dispute Frid...

Christopher Mathias

The NYPD Has A Long History Of Killing Unarmed Black Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.19.2014 | Black Voices

Eric Garner was a 43-year-old father of six and grandfather of two. The tall, 400-pound man, who was known around his Staten Island neighborhood as a ...

The NYPD Shot And Killed 16 People Last Year

Posted 11.19.2013 | New York

According to a new report from the NYPD, 16 people were shot and killed by police gunfire in 2012, a 78 percent increase from the year before. The...

Police Reportedly Shoot 2 Bystanders In Times Square

Posted 09.20.2013 | New York

Multiple outlets reported that police shot two bystanders in Times Square on Saturday night while trying to control an unstable pedestrian. CBS Lo...

Report Claims NYPD Actually Showed MORE Restraint In 2011 Shootings

Posted 10.11.2012 | New York

A new report commissioned by the NYPD says in 2011, police officers shot and killed nine people and injured another 19. The report concludes the stati...

NYPD Shot, Killed 8 People in 2010, An All-Time Low

Posted 11.23.2011 | New York

The NYPD shot and killed 8 people in 2010, an all-time low for the department which in 1971, shot and killed 93. New data shows officers fired thei...