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AG Holder Tweaks F.B.I. Racial Profiling Rules

AG Holder Tweaks F.B.I. Racial Profiling Rules

by Carla Murphy on April 10 2014, 10:48AM

Compromise rules hold implications for U.S. Muslim and Latino communities in particular

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Miami Area Police Chief Resigns Amid Racial Profiling Charges

Miami Area Police Chief Resigns Amid Racial Profiling Charges

by Carla Murphy on December 12 2013, 10:17AM

One employee of a local convenience store was arrested 419 times for trespassing.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

UCLA Will Investigate Black Judge's Complaint of Excessive Force

UCLA Will Investigate Black Judge’s Complaint of Excessive Force

by Julianne Hing on November 26 2013, 2:05PM

His attorney asked: “Do you think this would have happened if he was a white judge?”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Macklemore's Trayvon Martin Tribute Matters -- Here's Why

Macklemore’s Trayvon Martin Tribute Matters — Here’s Why

by Jamilah King on November 25 2013, 3:02PM

It’s inspiring to see an artist who’s mindful of his influence and willing to put his politics front and center.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Black Man Repeatedly Arrested and Jailed for 'Trespassing' at His Workplace

Black Man Repeatedly Arrested and Jailed for ‘Trespassing’ at His Workplace

by Von Diaz on November 22 2013, 1:44PM

Earl Sampson has been stopped and questioned 258 times, searched at least 100 times, arrested 62 times, and jailed 56 times by Miami Gardens Police, all in and around his workplace.

Topics: /NOW

Jay Z Strikes a Deal With Barneys That's All About Jay Z

Jay Z Strikes a Deal With Barneys That’s All About Jay Z

by Jamilah King on November 18 2013, 2:08PM

The rapper’s solution to racial profiling? Himself.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Family of Slain Detroit Woman Wants Answers After Car Accident Led to Shooting

Family of Slain Detroit Woman Wants Answers After Car Accident Led to Shooting

by Jamilah King on November 7 2013, 1:22PM

Renisha McBride, 19, was shot and killed after seeking help in a mostly white neighborhood.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

The Daily Show Makes Fun of Jay Z's Loyalty to Barney's

The Daily Show Makes Fun of Jay Z’s Loyalty to Barney’s

by Jamilah King on November 7 2013, 12:47PM

The rapper isn’t backing down from his partnership with the luxury store despite allegations of its engaging in racial profiling.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

by Aura Bogado on October 31 2013, 4:24PM

The landmark New York City verdict is now in question.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Testimony at Senate 'Stand Your Ground' Hearing Gets Bizarre

Testimony at Senate ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing Gets Bizarre

by Brentin Mock on October 29 2013, 11:16AM

Sen. Ted Cruz tells mothers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis that their sons deaths were not about race.

Topics: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice, /NOW

Rally Against NSA Surveillance This Weekend in the U.S. Capital

Rally Against NSA Surveillance This Weekend in the U.S. Capital

by Von Diaz on October 23 2013, 1:08PM

On October 26 the ‘Stop Watching Us’ coalition will hold a national rally in Washington, D.C. to demand that Congress rein in the NSA.

Topics: /NOW

Teenager Taken into Custody for Shopping While Black

Teenager Taken into Custody for Shopping While Black

by Aura Bogado on October 23 2013, 12:55PM

Barneys New York and the NYPD apparently couldn’t believe that a black teen could afford to buy a $350 belt.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Two Police Officers Convicted of Civil Rights Violations Against Latinos in Connecticut

Two Police Officers Convicted of Civil Rights Violations Against Latinos in Connecticut

by Von Diaz on October 22 2013, 12:00PM

Two East Haven police officers have been convicted of multiple charges stemming from allegations of racial profiling and harassment against Latinos in the area.

Topics: /NOW

Watch Three Artists Reckoning with Stop-and-Frisk

Watch Three Artists Reckoning with Stop-and-Frisk

by Von Diaz on October 14 2013, 2:44PM

In ‘American Secrets: New York City,’ artists Akil b STRANGe, MC Grizzz, and AJ Cincotta-Eichenfield produced and audiovisual response to the NYPD’s controversial policy.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Attack Against Sikh Professor Sparks Community Dialogue

Attack Against Sikh Professor Sparks Community Dialogue

by Von Diaz on September 30 2013, 4:20PM

Students and community members joined at the site where Dr. Prabhjot Singh was brutally attacked last week in a potential hate crime.

Topics: /NOW

Sikh Professor Attacked in Potential Hate Crime

Sikh Professor Attacked in Potential Hate Crime

by Von Diaz on September 23 2013, 2:20PM

Dr. Prabhjot Singh heard the words ‘Osama’ and ‘terrorist’ shortly before being attacked by a group of young men on Saturday night.

Topics: /NOW

Listen to a U.S. Citizen's Story of Being Detained By Immigration Enforcement

Listen to a U.S. Citizen’s Story of Being Detained By Immigration Enforcement

by Von Diaz on September 23 2013, 10:43AM

WNYC reporter Sarah Abdurrahman is detained at the border along with multiple family members, and is now filing an official complaint

Topics: /NOW

Florida Man Tasered, Arrested for Walking While Black

Florida Man Tasered, Arrested for Walking While Black

by Jamilah King on September 13 2013, 11:25AM

It’s still dangerous to be black in Florida.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Watch: Cops Plant Crack in Black Business to Arrest Owner

Watch: Cops Plant Crack in Black Business to Arrest Owner

by Jamilah King on August 21 2013, 10:26AM

Cops were willing to go above and beyond to insure one man’s arrest, including planting crack cocaine in clear view of the store’s multiple security cameras.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Hospital Reverses Decision On Anthony Stokes Heart Transplant

Hospital Reverses Decision On Anthony Stokes Heart Transplant

by Von Diaz on August 15 2013, 1:15PM

The Atlanta teen is now first in line to receive a potentially life-saving heart transplant.

Topics: /NOW

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