Stop & Frisk

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is known around the world for its history of violence and brutality, particularly against underserved communities of color. So it is little wonder that the Twitter hashtag #myNYPD, presumably created by the NYPD to show positive images of its officers, did not go precisely as they planned it. SEE […]

New York City recorded a full day without any shootings or stabbings this past Thursday, according to the New York Daily News. SEE ALSO: Anthony Mackie Charged With Drunk Driving In NYC The last time the city went 24 hours without any violence was November 26, 2012. A spokesperson for Mayor Michael Bloomberg attributed the […]

Activist dance group Dancing For Action held another flash mob outside Brooklyn’s Barclays Center Friday evening, demanding an end to Stand Your Ground laws and reacting to Thursday’s stunning reversal on an August Stop & Frisk ruling. RELATED: Dancing Group Stages Flash Mob In Manhattan For Trayvon, Demands End To “Stand Your Ground” Law The […]

The Stop Mass Incarceration Network held a brief press conference outside Manhattan’s Federal Courthouse on Friday. RELATED: Stop and Frisk Reform Order Blocked, Judge Thrown Off Case The group denounced yesterday’s Federal Appeals Court decision granting a stay against Judge Shira A. Scheindlin’s ruling that Stop & Frisk was unconstitutionally applied. Scheindlin ordered the NYPD […]

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is furious over a judge’s decision to appoint a federal monitor to oversee the NYPD’s Stop & Frisk program. RELATED: The LBGTQ Factor: The Hidden Side Of Stop And Frisk Speaking at a press conference Monday, Hizzoner believes the ruling will harm New Yorkers in the long run. “There is […]

On Sunday at Brooklyn’s Abundant Life Church, N.Y.C mayoral candidate William “Bill” Thompson (pictured) compared New York’s Stop & Frisk policy to the Trayvon Martin case, according to the Daily News. RELATED: Woman Killed In Harlem Projects Days After Mayoral Candidates Spend The Night “Here in New York City, we’ve institutionalized Mr. [George] Zimmerman’s suspicion with […]