In one of his most important appointments, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio selected Bill Bratton to serve as NYPD Comissioner
Floridian mother Marissa Alexander is free on bail in stand your ground trial
Communities United for Police Reform hosted an open dialogue at the Talking Transition tent in Chelsea on the future of public safety in New York City
Kyam Livingston’s family, elected officials and community leaders announce the filing of a federal lawsuit in connection to her death
Three of the last Scottsboro Boys—African-American youths falsely accused of raping two white women in 1931—were granted posthumous pardons by the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles.
The Black Floridian woman who was facing 20 years in prison for shooting warning shots at her abusive ex-husband is reportedly offering conditions to a judge if she is released
The United States 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals denied the city’s lawyers’ request to overturn Federal District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin’s ruling that the NYPD had violated the U.S. Constitution
The City Council’s Committee on Civil Rights and the Committee on Oversight and Investigations held an oversight hearing on the recent allegations of racial profiling at Macy’s and Barneys. ommittee on Civil Rights, Committee on Oversight, racial profiling, Macy’s, Barneys, ...
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on Tuesday Khalil Vasquez and Tafadar “Taffy” Sourov were arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court on charges connected to student demonstrations at City College.
Reports indicate that Zimmerman was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated assault after pointing a gun at his pregnant girlfriend, putting two lives in danger.
A packed house attended the “Bloomberg Strikes Back! Emergency Town Hall on Stop and Frisk” on Thursday, Nov. 14 at Restoration Plaza in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. At the event, which was organized by the Communities United for Police ...
A recent report from New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office suggests that the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practices are ultimately futile.
History was made in the NYPD as Kim Royster was promoted to deputy chief, making her the third African-American woman to achieve the rank
As the city moves forward with its fight against the ruling that would put the breaks on the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk practice, the Patrolman’s Benevolent Association (PBA) pledges to move forward with a lawsuit to throw out the ruling as ...