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Saki Knafo

New Group Launches Fight Against de Blasio's Top Cop | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

When Margarita Rosario began following the mayoral campaign of Bill de Blasio, she believed he’d choose a police commissioner who would finally try ...

Stop-Question-and-Frisk With Respect

Dr. Michael J. Jenkins | Posted 02.18.2014 | Crime
Dr. Michael J. Jenkins

Bill Bratton's main goal should be to improve community relations. Given Bratton's track record, I believe New Yorkers can look forward to a continuation of historically low crime, but as important, an improvement in police relations with communities within the five boroughs.

Bratton: Curious Choice to Be de Blasio's NYPD Commissioner

Glenn Katon | Posted 02.07.2014 | New York
Glenn Katon

Bratton, who has previously led the NYPD and the Los Angeles Police Department, has earned his share of admirers. But his past support for discriminatory policies de Blasio campaigned against makes him a curious choice for commissioner.

LOOK: 10 Hilariously Clueless Tweets In Response To Fake 'Stop And Kiss' Program

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Yesterday satirical news site The Onion released a hilarious "report" that spoofed New York's controversial "Stop and Frisk" laws. Renamed "Stop an...

Saki Knafo

New York's Next Top Cop Could Be A Controversial Pick | Saki Knafo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Bill de Blasio, the soon-to-be mayor of New York, surged to prominence over the summer while promising to reform the city’s police department. He...

New Report Should Put the Freeze on Bloomberg's Hot Air About the Efficacy of Stop-and-Frisk

Nahal Zamani | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York
Nahal Zamani

Attorney General Schneiderman's report adds to the body of evidence showing that Mayor Bloomberg is simply wrong in asserting that stop and frisk is an effective crime-fighting tactic.

Appeals Court Won't Toss Stop-And-Frisk Rulings

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 11.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has refused to toss out court rulings finding that New York City carried out its police stop-and-frisk polic...

Mayor de Blasio and the Challenge of Police Reform

Robert Gangi | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Robert Gangi

Reforms are available to the de Blasio administration that can not only effectively correct police practices that victimize people unjustly but have the added appeal of being easy political lifts.

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...

Farah Mohamed

Here's One Way To Fight The Ruling Class | Farah Mohamed | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In times of economic weakness, the ruling class has tended to pit domestic workers against immigrants, warning the former that wages are...

Only Half Of Stop-And-Frisk Arrests Yield Convictions, Report Says

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Chris Francescani NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) - About half of New York City's police arrests using the controversial stop-and-frisk ...

Court Refuses To Hear From Stop-And-Frisk Judge

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to reconsider its order removing a judge from court cases challenging the New York Police ...

NYC Moves To Vacate Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 11.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for New York City asked a federal appeals court Saturday to vacate a judge's orders that require the police de...

The 'N' Word: Nuance, Stop and Frisk and Don Lemon

Esther Armah | Posted 11.08.2013 | New York
Esther Armah

The devil was in the details of Lemon's commentary, which did not defend stop and frisk at the outset. This was about the 'n' word. No, not that one: nuance.

After LAX Shooting, Young White Males Fear Racial Profiling

El Guapo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
El Guapo

One can only hope that Chip is able to stand strong and bear the coming backlash with grace and dignity. One day we will live in a society in which being white does not carry such a heavy price tag.

Heckler's Veto a Mistake

Michael Meyers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Michael Meyers

Of course Kelly is full of error and his policies are fraught with racial prejudgment and mired in racial paternalism; still, he is the best messenger of his own cause and communicant of his own viewpoint. As errant and nonsensical as is his position, he shouldn't be shouted down. That's wrong, educationally and morally.

A Mayor De Blasio Would Let Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Stand

AP | COLLEEN LONG and LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 11.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court block of a judge's ruling that found the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy disc...

Stop-And-Frisk Ruling BLOCKED

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 10.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a judge's order requiring changes to the New York Police Department's stop-a...

NYC Attorney To Appeals Court: Block Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge's conclusion that New York City police officers sometimes violate the constitution when they stop and fr...

An Open Letter to Jay-Z: One Thing You Could Say About Barneys That Might Matter

Rashad Robinson | Posted 12.25.2013 | Black Voices
Rashad Robinson

To be honest with you, I couldn't care less whether you keep Barneys' money. It won't change a reality of more than 700,000 people -- mostly Black and Latino -- stopped and frisked by the NYPD in a single year.

Matt Sledge

De Blasio Says NYPD Can Be Reprogrammed To Respect The Constitution | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Bill de Blasio thinks the NYPD can be reprogrammed to respect the Constitution -- and he's talking literally. In an interview with The ...

Lhota Dead on Arrival for Televised Mayoral Debate; Historic GOP Loss in the Offing

Howard Barbanel | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Howard Barbanel

A kid-glove campaign without being in the least bit pugnacious won't work in a tough town like New York. For the last 20 years New Yorkers elected Republican mayors, but Guiliani and Bloomberg were alpha dogs (although different stylistically).

Rap Video Sends Powerful Message About Stop And Frisk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.16.2013 | New York

Controversial New York City laws permitting the use of stop-and-frisks have ignited controversy, raising concerns over racial profiling and privacy v...

NYPD Officer Speaks Out Against Stop And Frisk

Posted 10.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City police officer is speaking out against the department's stop-and-frisk policy in a new video. Adhyl Polanco, an officer...

This 'Love Trumpet' Kills Racism

Jennifer Nix | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jennifer Nix

Five months before the tragic verdict in State of Florida vs. George Zimmerman, my personal paradigm on race shifted in a Brooklyn bar as I encountered the poems and performance of Roger Bonair-Agard.