Council members demanded answers from Mayor Bloomberg's representative just one day after a video released by The Nation documented an abusive stop.
An audio recording of a stop-and-frisk in action sheds unprecedented light on a practice that has put the city’s young people of color in the NYPD's cross hairs.
Seven years after Katrina, poor people accused of crimes are being denied their right to counsel and left to languish behind bars.
Tim Weiner’s Enemies is not so much a history of the FBI as a compendium of interesting historical material.
Who is being killed by firearms, and in what numbers?
CeaseFire Chicago, pioneered by an infectious disease expert, has been heralded as an unprecedented success. Will a summer spike in homicides threaten the program in other cities where it is just taking hold?
Several thousand people marched in silence down Manhattan's Fifth Avenue on June 17 to demand an end to the New York Police department's controversial stop-and-frisk policy.
Community members gathered to protest the discriminatory practice that has increased by 600 percent since Mayor Bloomberg took office.
In the public imagination, September 11, 2001 marked the arrival of Islam in this country, bound to narratives of destruction and terror.
Growing public protest, along with two landmark lawsuits, may put an end to this dragnet policy that overwhelmingly targets young black and Latino men.