A program that was meant to make New York City “safer” from would-be terrorists has proven to be an abysmal failure. But city officials aren’t budging.
by Jorge Rivas on August 24 2012, 1:24PM
On Friday morning Lester granted Zimmerman permission to leave the county and travel to Orange County, California to meet with lawyers.
by Jorge Rivas on August 20 2012, 4:24PM
A significant majority of New Yorkers surveyed in a New York Times poll say the Police Department favors whites over blacks.
by Jamilah King on August 13 2012, 2:12PM
Turns out that it’s not so easy to be “race-neutral” in an already flawed program.
by Ali Winston on August 7 2012, 9:25AM
Recent news across the state offers stark reminders of how bad the relationship remains between militarized police forces and the black and brown neighborhoods they patrol.
by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 2:22PM
As did the shooter in the Aurora movie theater attack.
by Roberto Lovato on August 3 2012, 9:52AM
After police shot and killed three Latino men in a week, at least one unarmed, local media has embraced the imaginary narrative that “violent” protests are the real problem.
by Jamilah King on July 30 2012, 10:30AM
Louisiana’s is the world’s prison capital — and also a dumping ground for shady doctors.
by Jorge Rivas on July 27 2012, 12:24PM
“Some of the kids aren’t going to make it out of there,” Lupe Fiasco says, getting emotional after seeing a 2006 MTV News interview from his childhood block.
by Jorge Rivas on July 24 2012, 1:56PM
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of a man with an intellectual disability, but not for the reason his case attracted national attention.
by Jorge Rivas on July 23 2012, 4:59PM
The petition comes just days after Anaheim police officers shot rubber bullets and unleashed a police dog on a group of demonstrators protesting the department’s police brutality record.
by Jorge Rivas on July 23 2012, 2:25PM
The case is making international headlines because Hill has an undisputed intellectual disability.
by Jorge Rivas on July 23 2012, 10:01AM
Demonstrators who were protesting police brutality became victims of police brutality themselves. Victims include women and children.
by Jorge Rivas on July 19 2012, 1:34PM
Barbara Walters revealed on Thursday that she had rejected demands made by Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman in exchange for an interview.
by Julianne Hing on July 19 2012, 10:42AM
Immigrant rights groups say they’ve long known the answer.
by Jorge Rivas on July 18 2012, 4:12PM
The creator of “This Week in Blackness” Elon James White and rapper Jasiri X have teamed up to flip Biggie Smalls’ “10 Crack Commandments” to the “10 Frisk Commandments.”
by Jorge Rivas on July 18 2012, 3:01PM
George Zimmerman will appear on The Sean Hannity Show tonight for a full hour in his first media interview on the killing of Trayvon Martin, TVNewser reports.
by Jorge Rivas on July 18 2012, 12:45PM
Out of more than 685,000 stops in 2011, about 770 guns were recovered. And those guns are not showing up in the places where the police are devoting the most stop-and-frisk resources.