stop and frisk policy
Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” tactic report that an alarming number of Black and Hispanic males have been stopped. However, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says whites may be getting stopped too much.
As the New York Police Department contends with an explosive trial regarding its “stop-and-frisk” policy, a Hip-Hop legend joins in to call out the controversial practice. Yasiin Bey released a PSA yesterday (May 21) addressing the NYPD and its allegedly racist policy.
Although New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has come under fire for supporting the questionably racist “stop & frisk” police tactic, the city chief took aim at the New York Times for its crime coverage. During a speech yesterday (April 30) after responding to a city council ruling to enact a police watchdog group, Bloomberg took […]
Members of the Muslim community are pursuing legal action against the NYPD for its surveillance of students, business owners, and other citizens belonging to the religion. As of Wednesday (June 6) the New Jersey chapter of the Muslim Advocates became the first group of its kind to file a suit against the department for practices which NYPD […]
The NYPD has announced changes to its “stop-and-frisk” policy. The police force continues to come under fire for racial profiling, prompting Commissioner Raymond Kelly to announce the implementation of adjustments to the controversial tactics carried out by the department.