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There's a Time and Place to be Frisky, and it's Not on the Streets

Racial profiling and policies like Stop and Frisk are far too common forms of institutional racism, which target our communities of color. The disproportionate rate of incarceration for blacks and Latinos can best be explained by policies that target their community, rather than the myth that people of color are more deviant. 433 more words

Ethnic Studies

Locking Up Our Own Chapters 5 and 6

For class today, we read chapters 5 (The Worst Thing That Happened to Us Since Slavery) and 6 (What Would MLK Say) of Forman’s Locking Up Our Own. 1,042 more words

I Voted on 11/07/2017

My Bishop said “If you don’t vote, don’t complain”.

Life

3 Reasons DOJ Will Ignore New Evidence That Stop-And-Frisk Is A Failed Policy

An analysis of the Philadelphia Police Department’s use of the tactic uncovers its overall ineffectiveness.

An analysis of the Philadelphia Police Department’s use of stop-and-frisk uncovered racial bias and ineffectiveness, the  436 more words

National

3 Reasons DOJ Will Ignore New Evidence That Stop-And-Frisk Is A Failed Policy

An analysis of the Philadelphia Police Department’s use of stop-and-frisk uncovered racial bias and ineffectiveness, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Lance Hannon, a Villanova University professor of sociology and criminology, conducted the research based on police data from 2014 to 2015. 383 more words

Nation

Jump Outs: The WTF police tactic you've never heard of

It’s already happening in a town near you.

I recently recalled an incident that happened at least 15 years ago on New Year’s Eve when I experienced a seldom-discussed insane policing tactic. 795 more words

Rights