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Will a Trump Presidency Mean More Police Abuse?

by Dorian Warren   Dec 20, 2016

The week earlier this month that the district attorney in Charlotte, N.C. determined that the police officer who killed a Black man was justified... Read More

Broken Windows Policing: Why the Absurd Policy Should Stop

Broken Windows Policing: Why the Absurd Policy Should Stop

by #teamEBONY   Oct 13, 2015

Although fair policing is without a doubt a national issue, New York City has positioned itself as a poster child for the matter. With... Read More

Poll Shows Big Racial Gap in View of Police

Large Chasm With How Whites, Blacks View Police

by #teamEBONY   Sep 10, 2014

Race plays a major role in how Americans view the police, a new poll shows. Four out of every five White voters express some... Read More

NYPD to Undergo Force Training, Will Change Culture

NYPD to Undergo Force Training, Will Change Culture

by #teamEBONY   Sep 09, 2014

Just months after the choking death of Eric Garner at the hands of New York City police officers, the NYPD’s commissioner has called for... Read More

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Scholars Weigh In on Ending Mass Incarceration

by Tomika L. Anderson   Jun 02, 2014

Highly controversial and widely discriminatory policing tactics known as “Stop and Frisk” don't have to be eliminated—it just requires better implementation in order for... Read More

The City Where Blacks Suffer Under 'Stop and Frisk on Steroids'

Miami Gardens: The Stop and Frisk Capital of the Country

by #teamEBONY   Jun 02, 2014

While the Donald Sterling story makes national headlines, the ongoing police harassment and brutality in Miami Gardens barely touches the national radar. In the... Read More

What I Learned About Stop-and-Frisk From Watching My Black Son

My Black Son’s Experience Taught Me about Stop and Frisk

by The Atlantic   Apr 01, 2014

The father of an African-American son, Christopher Smith — a White man — shares his feelings about stop and frisk. When I heard that... Read More

What Stop-and-Frisk Means to the Descendants of Slaves

The Link Between Stop and Frisk and Slavery

by The Atlantic   Mar 27, 2014

Stop and frisk, and other policies encouraging racial profiling, is related to the idea that Black people don't deserve equal protection from the law.... Read More

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Decrease of Stop and Frisk Continues in NYC

by Huffington Post   Mar 06, 2014

The number of police stops in New York City has continued its steep decline in 2014. Contrary to warnings, however, the city still hasn't... Read More

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16 Year Old’s Testicles Ruptured After Stop and Frisk

by #teamEBONY   Jan 23, 2014

A case of alleged police brutality has a West Philadelphia community rallying behind a 16-year-old straight-A student and prep basketball player who underwent emergency... Read More