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Bill Thompson

Bill Thompson Makes Concession

In a press conference Monday morning, New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Bill Thompson ended…

Bill de Blasio, Chirlane McCray

The Race About Race: The NYC Bid for Mayor

In the final days before the New York City mayoral primary, attention to get-out-the-vote efforts…

Michael B. Jordan and Kevin Durand in "Fruitvale Station."

Bloomberg’s Lie that Stop and Frisk Makes Blacks Feel Safe

Since a federal judge ruled last week that the NYPD’s use of stop-and-frisk techniques was…

stop-and-frisk practice

NYPD Should Have Ended Stop and Frisk Years Ago

There is much that is extraordinary about Judge Shira A. Scheindlin’s decision in Floyd, et…

Stop And Frisk Led To 400,000 NYPD Encounters With Innocent Black And Latino New Yorkers In 2012

In 2012, Stop and Frisk Led to 400,000 Stops of Innocent Black and Latino Men

A new analysis of the New York City Police Department's stop-and-frisk practice found that it…

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL: THE WEEK IN POLITICS

Another look at the political week that was… It's begun:  Due to the sequester budget…

Stop and Frisk Trial

Cop Testifies in Stop and Frisk Trial

A second police officer took the witness stand today to testify that illegal quotas for…

[THE WEEKLY READ] Dear Mayor Bloomberg…

Dear Mayor Bloomberg: I know you’re working to solidify your legacy as Oz the Great…

Marijuana

New Report Documents Huge Waste of Police Resources in NYC

A new report released today documents the astonishing number of hours the New York Police Department…

The NAACP has joined forces with opponents of the New York City soda ban.

NAACP, Hispanic Federation Join Forces With Opponents of NYC Soda Ban

The city’s limit on the size of sugary drinks is an “extraordinary infringement” on consumer…