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Bicycling While Black Can Land You in Trouble with Police in Tampa, Florida

By Elaine Magliaro

Alexandra Zayas and Kameel Stanley reported recently that a Tampa Bay Times investigation had found that the Tampa police were “targeting poor, black neighborhoods with obscure subsections of a Florida statute that outlaws things most people have tried on a bike, like riding with no light or carrying a friend on the handlebars.” 800 more words

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Chicago Sued Over Police Department’s Stop & Frisk Tactics

Chicago police routinely violate the constitutional rights of mostly African-Americans who have not committed any crime, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week, reports the… 338 more words

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CN April 23, 2015

Stop the presses.

Flint Taylor, the prominent human-rights attorney who has for decades dogged former Commander Jon Burge for torture of prisoners at his South Side police district, had kind words for a Chicago Mayor today. 676 more words

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End Stop & Frisk To End Police Brutality by Lenny McAllister

Until we change the rules on how – and why – police can approach Black Americans and those in “high-crime areas,” the duality of civil rights protections will remain skewed based on demographics, not citizenship… 1,080 more words

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End Stop & Frisk To End Police Brutality by Lenny McAllister

Until we change the rules on how – and why – police can approach Black Americans and those in “high-crime areas,” the duality of civil rights protections will remain skewed based on demographics, not citizenship… 1,080 more words

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End Stop & Frisk To End Police Brutality by Lenny McAllister

Until we change the rules on how – and why – police can approach Black Americans and those in “high-crime areas,” the duality of civil rights protections will remain skewed based on demographics, not citizenship… 1,076 more words

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Chicago Sued Over Police Department’s Stop & Frisk Tactics

Chicago police routinely violate the constitutional rights of mostly African-Americans who have not committed any crime, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week, reports the… 338 more words

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