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Rap artists bristle at 'antiquated' NYPD comments about concert shooting - Amanda Holpuch Saturday 28 May 2016 08.00 EDT

The police commissioner blamed rap for a fatal shooting outside a TI concert – the sort of crime the ‘hip-hop squad’ would have been deployed to in the 90s… 346 more words

Point Of Interest

Departing Judge Declares Victory Over Critics Of Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) —Tossing the gavel aside, feisty Judge Shira Scheindlin is speaking out, declaring victory over critics in the battle over police stop-and-frisk tactics… 713 more words


Tempers Cut Short Town Hall Meeting On Philly's Stop & Frisk Policy

By Natasha Brown

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Mayor Jim Kenney and Commissioner Richard Ross faced some harsh criticism on Friday night in connection to Philadelphia’s Stop and Frisk policies. 193 more words


Fitting the Profile, Fixing the System

An ambitious and talented student of law and policy, Mohammed Alam has also been a committed activist to ending the use of the New York Police Department’s abusive and discriminatory Stop and Frisk policy. 1,385 more words

Walking Free While Black: Unlocking Streets, Communities

Attorney General Eric Holder promises to overhaul America’s prison system.

by Atreish Ramlakhan

Some of our most recent national news stories paint a definitive picture: institutional racism, which has a long and painful history for many Americans, is still very much a part of our lives. 632 more words

Social Justice for the Classroom and the Twitterverse: A Two-Part Series

By Kanene Holder, Center alumna

“Somewhere I read that the greatness of America is the right to protest for right.”
Dr. Martin Luther King… 647 more words

Join Us: on Dec. 6 for “Stop and Frisk and Marijuana Arrests: Policing Communities of Color in Harlem and Beyond”

In 2011, More than 684,000 individuals, primarily young African-American and Latino men and women, were stopped under New York City’s controversial “Stop and Frisk” policy. Now the Center and key partners will spotlight the devastating consequences of these and related policing tactics in a community justice forum on Thursday, December 6. 397 more words