If you’re wondering why there’s a lack of Black officers on the NYPD Chief Bill Bratton has an answer. Bratton says it’s hard to hire Black applicants because “so many” of them have criminal records.
Chris Rock’s implicatory racial profiling selfies have prompted a national conversation, and actor Isaiah Washington inserted himself in the middle of it with some advice that didn’t go over well with the inhabitants of Black Twitter.
“Now question is every n***a with dreads for the cause?/Is every n***a with golds for the fall? Nah, So don’t get caught in appearance…” — André 3000 TheGrio may have picked a suitable actor in Anthony Mackie to talk about Selma’s Oscar snub. Too bad he apparently said all the wrong things.
The STL Cops probably edge the NYPD as the most hated law enforcement in the nation on most days. Their St. Louis County counterparts have done the stigma no favors after they mistakenly–and admittingly–give a 22-year-old college student an assault he’ll never forget.
The NYPD‘s image of late and the department’s record regarding race relations in New York has come under fire. The latest in the NYPD’s struggles came forth with Black officers stating they’ve been stopped by their fellow officers while off-duty.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder still has some tricks up his sleeve for the remainder of his tenure in office. During a recent trip to Atlanta, Holder got real symbolic with his message to end racial profiling at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, famously known as the church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached.
Seventeen-year-old DeShawn Currie got a real taste of racial inequality when he was pepper-sprayed by police in his own home. Currie, who is Black is a foster child of Ricky and Stacy Tyler, a white suburban family who reside in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. The high school student had already cleared with his foster parents that […]
The New York Police Department is dangerously skating on thin ice with the media but they repeatedly keep finding ways to make the news in the worst way possible.
The Daniele Watts case regarding her detainment by the LAPD last week has taken several interesting turns, including photos of she and her boyfriend doing the do. However, trumping all of that is an audio clip of the boyfriend clowning Watts’ arrest and joking with the cops that responded to the call.
The LAPD has landed in the news for the wrong thing again. This time, the police force has been accused of more racial profiling. A black actress who starred in Django Unchained was detained by LAPD officers responding to an indecent exposure call after she was seen kissing and allegedly sexing her white boyfriend.
Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle the multiple racial profiling allegations brought against the luxury department store by both patrons and former employees.
Three Black high school basketball players were curiously arrested last Wednesday (Nov. 27) for disorderly conduct. The teen boys were waiting on a public school bus to take them to a scrimmage when police in downtown Rochester, New York claimed the group was being obstructive.