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Poor Police-Community Relations Present Major Obstacle to Stemming Tide of Violence in Chicago

Poor relations between the Chicago Police Department and residents in Chicago’s most embattled neighborhoods has created a climate of anger, fear and distrust; major obstacles to stemming the tide of violence in the city.

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Mothers of Young Men Slain by NYPD Call on Artists to Submit Songs for Justice

The Justice Committee has released a video featuring mothers of young men killed by the NYPD, calling on musicians to write and submit lyrics or original songs that demand justice for their families.

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NYPD Claims Man Killed Himself by Running into Stopped Police Car, Contradicting Earlier Report

Despite multiple eye witness stories and the initial police report; the NYPD claims that Tamon Robinson killed himself by running into a stopped police car. In a police report filed just one week after the incident, it is clearly stated that the police vehicle hit Robinson.

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Word to Antoine Dodson: ‘Hide Yo Kids’ from Police in Schools!

By Maurice Green Though a trivial YouTube superstar, for the purpose of this discussion, Antoine Dodson provided some insightful advice when he said, “HIDE YO KIDS!” Why? The police have invaded our schools.

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Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale’ Gets July Release Date

“Fruitvale,” the buzz-about film chronicling the final days of police shooting victim Oscar Grant, will hit theaters on July 26th, three months earlier than expected, after garnering rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival.

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NYPD Cop Tells Innocent 13 Year-old Boy to “Stop Crying Like a Little Girl” During Stop and Frisk

During the Floyd v. City of New York Stop and Frisk trial, an officer admitted to commanding an innocent 13 year-old boy to “stop crying like a little girl” during a stop and frisk. The boy had done nothing wrong, but he was still handcuffed and detained.

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REPORT: Half of People Shot by Police are Mentally Ill

According to an investigation conducted by the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram, a shockingly high percentage of those shot by police are mentally ill.

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NYPD Whistleblowers Say Stop and Frisk Abuse Was Propelled by Quota System; Called ‘Rats’ by Fellow Officers

Two NYPD whistleblowers have testified that abuse of the Stop and Frisk program was propelled by a quota system, in which officers were pressured to make a certain amount of stops per month. They;ve since been harrassed and labeled as ‘rats’ by fellow officers.

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Officers Who Killed Kimani Gray Have Been Sued Multiple Times for Civil Rights Violations

The NYPD officers accused of killing 16 year-old Kimani Gray have been sued numerous times for civil rights violations. Mourad and Cordova are not alone however; civil rights claims against the NYPD are reportedly on the rise.

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Stop-and-Frisk Trial Begins Today

Today is the beginning of a trial that determines the constitutionality of New York’s controversial Stop-and-Frisk policy.. Opponents of the policy say it is racist and unconstitutional. The city of New York says its an essential tool to combat crime.

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