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New York Mayor Drops Lawsuit Over Anti-Profiling Law

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will stop challenging a law making it easier to bring racial profiling cases against police....

Law Easing Racial Profiling Suits Sued By Police Union

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's biggest police union is asking a court to nix a law that would make it easier for people to bring racial...

Bloomberg Sues Over Stop-And-Frisk Bill

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 09.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg asked a court on Tuesday to block a law that would make it easier for people to sue over stop-and-frisk or other p...

Vote On Big NYPD Oversight Bill Today

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The nation's biggest police department will get a new watchdog and face easier standards for people to file profiling lawsuits agains...

Bloomberg To Use His $$$ To Fight Stop-And-Frisk Bills

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.03.2013 | New York

Billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg will use his personal fortune to fight two bills passed by City Council last week aimed at reining in the NYPD. ...

Bloomberg: 'Nobody Racially Profiles'

Posted 06.28.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg lashed out Friday morning at two bills recently passed by the New York City Council that aim to check the NYPD's controversial...

'Take Heart, Al Qaeda Wannabes'

Newsday | Anthony M. Destefano | Posted 08.24.2013 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and several top law enforcement officials on Monday urged City Council members to reject two measures he said would hobble the...

NYPD Sued Over Muslim Surveillance Program

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York

WASHINGTON -- Civil rights lawyers say they plan to ask a federal judge to declare the New York Police Department's spying programs directed at Muslim...

Justice Department Weighs In On Stop-And-Frisk Trial

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The U.S. Justice Department has treaded carefully into the debate over the New York Police Department's stop, question and frisk poli...

NYPD Cop Testifies In Stop-And-Frisk Trial

Newsday | Chau Lam | Posted 05.29.2013 | New York

An NYPD officer who stopped, questioned and frisked a black man trying to open a front door of a house with keys in 2008 testified Thursday that he sa...

WATCH: NYPD Call 16-Year-Old Harlem Student A 'Mutt' During Stop-And-Frisk Search

Posted 10.09.2012 | New York

In shocking new audio recording of the NYPD performing a stop-and-frisk of a 16-year-old Harlem student, police officers are heard calling the teenage...

POLL: The NYPD Favors Whites Over Blacks

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.21.2012 | New York

A new poll conducted by The New York Times reveals 64 percent of New Yorkers believe the NYPD favors whites over blacks. An even more overwhelming...

Mayor Lee Uses Colorado Shooting To Justify Controversial Policy

Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.25.2012 | San Francisco

Despite widespread public opposition, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee appears increasingly committed to pursuing some form of a stop-and-frisk policy for t...

NYC Needs CPR

Chris Bilal | Posted 05.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Chris Bilal

New York needs real CPR -- Communities United for Police Reform, that is. CPR is an unprecedented campaign to end discriminatory policing practices, bringing together a movement of community members from all walks of life and all five boroughs.

Stop-and-Frisk Targets Minorities -- Creates Culture of Fear in New York

Rep. Yvette D. Clarke | Posted 05.14.2012 | Black Voices
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke

The New York City Police Department's (NYPD) Stop, Question-and-Frisk Program, known as "Stop-and-Frisk," must end. The safety of our communities cannot be purchased at the price of the civil liberties of the law abiding citizenry of New York City (NYC).

Race, Arrest and Incarceration in New York City

Alan Singer | Posted 02.23.2012 | New York
Alan Singer

In 40 years of teaching in the New York metropolitan area I have never had a Black student who did not have a story to tell.