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Bill de Blasio touts his police commissioner pick as a “progressive visionary,” but Bill Bratton’s record tells a different story.
The FBI employs the same repressive tactics as the NYPD in its broad surveillance of Muslim communities. Why does the FBI get a pass?
Yesterday, the city took their fight to keep the controversial policy to a federal appeals court—and civil rights advocates pushed back.
How police across the country are using civil asset forfeiture to seize people’s houses, cars and cash to make money for their departments.
Meet the corporations who are profiting off our prison system.
Mayor Bloomberg and Ray Kelly lost big: a federal court ruling and a new law ban the racial profiling that undergirds the discriminatory practice.
How the shooting death of the unarmed teenager sparked new activism against police violence in the Bronx.
How the New York City Council’s Community Safety Act stands the best chance of curtailing the NYPD’s most destructive racial profiling practices.
Activists in Durham, North Carolina, have come together in support of Carlos Riley Jr. and against the racial policing they believe has put him behind bars.
The Bloomberg administration accuses a judge of bias for her rulings against the NYPD. But more judges should consider the human implications of police policies.
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