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NYCLU Head Concerned About Free Wi-Fi Privacy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The head of the New York Civil Liberties Union is expressing concerns about the privacy of people using free Wi-Fi throughout the city… 216 more words


Report: NYPD Has Used Secretive Cell Tracking Technology More Than 1,000 Times Since 2008

NEW YORK (AP) — According to data released by the New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008. 112 more words


Report: Civilian Complaints Of NYPD Misconduct Jump Nearly 70 Percent

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Complaints of wrongdoing by NYPD officers are up nearly 70 percent.

As WCBS 880’s Stephanie Colombini reported, the spike was reported by the city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board and it has civil rights advocates like Chris Dunn with the New York Civil Liberties Union concerned. 165 more words


New York Homeless Accuse De Blasio Administration of Going Overboard In City Clean Up

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Video footage shows sanitation men decked head to toe in Hazmat suits, dragging sheets, blankets, and more to the dumpster.

As CBS2’s Meg Baker reported, the New York Civil Liberties Union said the video shows city workers removing the belongings of homeless sleeping on the sidewalk in East Harlem in October. 667 more words


How can teachers eliminate institutional racism?

In a recent article, youth across Pittsburg are meeting to develop strategies for eliminating institutional racism. It appears that the target audience for improving racism has been inappropriately chosen. 777 more words


Homeless Advocates Rail Against 'Gangster' Bratton and 'Gang of Thugs' NYPD

Activists affiliated with the group Picture the Homeless protested outside City Hall this afternoon against what they claimed was a continuing campaign of police harassment of the indigent under NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton—and a lack of strong solutions from Mayor Bill de Blasio. 682 more words

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