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NYPD Also Spying on New Jersey Muslims for the Past 7-Years

NYPD Also Spying on New Jersey Muslims for the Past 7-Years

by Jorge Rivas on February 24 2012, 6:15PM

The New York Police Department has secretly been conducting surveillance on Muslims in New Jersey and they have done it with the permission of the governor’s office — granted in 2005 by former Gov. Richard Codey.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

Report: NYPD Document Tells Cops to Consider Religion When Policing

Report: NYPD Document Tells Cops to Consider Religion When Policing

by Jorge Rivas on February 2 2012, 4:59PM

A document obtained by the AP stands in contrast to statements by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who said the NYPD never considers religion in its policing.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, /NOW

How East Haven, Conn., Became Synonymous With Racial Profiling

How East Haven, Conn., Became Synonymous With Racial Profiling

by Seth Freed Wessler on February 2 2012, 10:22AM

Even if the town cops’ lawlessness is fixed, questions remain that go far beyond East Haven’s city limits. The issue was not just that racist local cops wanted to deport immigrants; it’s that federal immigration authorities obliged them.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Dispatches, Immigration

Muslim Americans to NYPD: Enough Already, the Commish Must Go

Muslim Americans to NYPD: Enough Already, the Commish Must Go

by Seth Freed Wessler on January 27 2012, 9:48AM

This week’s revelation that NYPD leaders lied about their participation in an anti-Muslim film that was then shown to 1,500 trainees was just the latest in a growing string of evidence that the department is systematically profiling the city’s Muslim residents.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, Spying

East Haven Immigrant Rights Group Launches Twitter Campaign to Send Mayor Tacos

East Haven Immigrant Rights Group Launches Twitter Campaign to Send Mayor Tacos

by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2012, 3:12PM

After four East Haven police officers were arrested Tuesday for allegedly profiling members of the Latino community, the city’s mayor said he was going to have tacos for dinner that night to help Latinos.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration, /NOW

German Mercedes-Benz Exec Arrested Under Alabama's HB 56

German Mercedes-Benz Exec Arrested Under Alabama’s HB 56

by Jorge Rivas on November 21 2011, 12:52PM

Looks like Alabama’s tough new immigration law doesn’t just hurt poor, Latino immigrants.

Topics: Alabama Immigration

Rep. Keith Ellison Says Congress Can't Afford to Ignore Racial Profiling

Rep. Keith Ellison Says Congress Can’t Afford to Ignore Racial Profiling

by Shani O. Hilton on October 28 2011, 12:48PM

The ACLU is promoting a bill called the End Racial Profiling Act to curb shady practices by law enforcement.

Topics: Politics

NYPD Cop Taped Making Racial Slur About Black Man After Stop-and-Frisk

NYPD Cop Taped Making Racial Slur About Black Man After Stop-and-Frisk

by Jorge Rivas on October 18 2011, 11:51AM

It’s just the latest case of racial bias in a controversial departmental policy that targets young black and brown men.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Google Calls Racial Profiling Claims 'Wildly Inaccurate'

Google Calls Racial Profiling Claims ‘Wildly Inaccurate’

by Jorge Rivas on September 28 2011, 10:10AM

But the question of online security is a big one, and we’ve got tips to help ensure your privacy.

Topics: Media

A Family Affair: Who's Left Behind After the FBI's Fake Terror Stings Photo

A Family Affair: Who’s Left Behind After the FBI’s Fake Terror Stings

by Lyric Cabral on September 8 2011, 9:30AM

The FBI is paying thousands of untrained informants to spy on law-abiding Muslim Americans. The program has justified itself with a series of prosecutions that are as questionable as they are high-profile. Here are the families who were left behind.

Topics: 9/11 Anniv., National Security, Photo

Feds Probe Los Angeles Sheriff Racial Profiling in White Suburbs

Feds Probe Los Angeles Sheriff Racial Profiling in White Suburbs

by Bryan Gerhart on August 23 2011, 10:51AM

Antelope Valley deputies are accused of profiling and harassing public housing residents in an effort to chase away a growing black and Latino population.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Economy

Black Women Object to TSA's Airport Hair Pat Downs

Black Women Object to TSA’s Airport Hair Pat Downs

by Jorge Rivas on August 19 2011, 12:00PM

The women say that they’re unfairly targeted for additional screening at the nation’s airports.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Black Activists Take on US Airways for Saggy Pants Incident

Black Activists Take on US Airways for Saggy Pants Incident

by Jorge Rivas on July 20 2011, 12:14PM

Advocates are calling on the airline to publicly apologize to 20-year-old Deshon Marman.

Topics: National Security

Do Airlines Have a Double Standard for Black Passengers? Take Our Poll Interactive

Do Airlines Have a Double Standard for Black Passengers? Take Our Poll

by Jorge Rivas on June 24 2011, 11:12AM

US Airways has sparked widespread criticism with its “sagging pants” controversy. We want to know what you think.

Topics: Politics

Evaluating the Drug War on Its 40th Birthday, by the Numbers Infographic

Evaluating the Drug War on Its 40th Birthday, by the Numbers

by Akiba Solomon, Stokely Baksh on June 17 2011, 11:40AM

Forty years and $1 trillion in, the war on drugs hasn’t worked—unless locking up a massive number of black and brown people was the plan all along.

Topics: Gender, Criminal Justice, Drug War

The Feds Are Cultivating Their Own

The Feds Are Cultivating Their Own “Homegrown Terrorists”

by Seth Freed Wessler on December 10 2010, 5:15PM

And they’re profiling American Muslims to do it.

Topics: National Security

LAPD Officer: I Can't Do My Job Without Racially Profiling

LAPD Officer: I Can’t Do My Job Without Racially Profiling

by Julianne Hing on November 18 2010, 5:57PM

Justice Department Warns LAPD to take racial profiling seriously.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Florida's SB 1070-Copycat Tells Cops Not to Profile Canadians

Florida’s SB 1070-Copycat Tells Cops Not to Profile Canadians

by Julianne Hing on October 21 2010, 4:59PM

Author says he included “comfort language” for our northern neighbors.

Topics: Immigration

It's Official: Lax Gun Control Laws Lead to More Crime

It’s Official: Lax Gun Control Laws Lead to More Crime

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on September 30 2010, 1:40PM

A new report may put programs like New York’s controversial stop and frisk under new scrutiny.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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