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New York City Council prepared to vote on the New York City Police Reform and Reinvention Plan,

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This week, as the New York City Council prepared to vote on the New York City Police Reform and Reinvention Plan, and to adopt Mayor Bill de Blasio’s policing plan...

Wayne Isaacs, the NYPD officer who killed Delrawn Small in 2016

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Friday, family members of Delrawn Small---a Black man killed by NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs in 2016---are reacting to news that Officer Isaacs (shown above) is...

lawsuit against the Syracuse Police Department for unlawfully denying the NYCLU’s requests

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Thursday the New York Civil Liberties Union, with pro bono counsel from Latham & Watkins LLP, filed a lawsuit against the Syracuse Police Department for unlawfully...

Kawaski Trawick was experiencing exactly this type of crisis when NYPD officers

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The New York City Council recently introduced a slate of police reform bills that fail to alter the status quo of policing. One of these bills, Intro 2210...

Rochester Police officer who shot and killed a Black mentally ill homeless man, outside the Open Door Mission homeless shelter,

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The unnamed Rochester Police officer who shot and killed a Black mentally ill homeless man, outside the Open Door Mission homeless shelter, on Wednesday, has been put on...

 Rochester police officers fatally shot a Black man experiencing homelessness,

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In response to reporting that Rochester police officers fatally shot a Black man experiencing homelessness, outside the Open Door Mission homeless shelter, the New York Civil...

George, Rohan and Gary maintained their innocence from the day they were arrested more than 24 years ago

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George Bell, Rohan Bolt and Gary Johnson, who were wrongfully convicted of a double murder in Queens and incarcerated for the last 24 years, walked free from prison on March...

Rochester police officers pepper spraying a mother holding her three-year-old child,

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In response to footage released Friday of Rochester police officers pepper spraying a mother holding her three-year-old child, the New York Civil Liberties Union issued the...

 Rochester Police Department’s killing of Daniel Prude

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Tuesday, New York Attorney General Letitia James concluded her investigation into the Rochester Police Department’s killing of Daniel Prude, announcing the grand jury’s...

New York State Senator and candidate for New York City Comptroller Brian Benjamin

New York State Senator and candidate for New York City Comptroller Brian Benjamin released his proposed plan to prioritize criminal justice reform by increasing transparency around police...

formerly imprisoned in New York State lose nearly $1.9 billion in earnings a year

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A report published today by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law finds that people who were formerly imprisoned in New York State lose nearly $1.9 billion in...

Hawa Bah, the mother of Mohamed Bah, another Black victim of the killer-cops in the NYPD

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Hawa Bah, the mother of Mohamed Bah, another Black victim of the killer-cops in the NYPD, says she was "disrespected" by the New York City Council on Monday.
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Lisette Salado, Reggie Wood, Attorney Ben Crump, Ilyasah Shabazz, Quibilah Shabazz, Gamilah Shabazz and Attorney Ray Hamlin

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Lisette Salado, Reggie Wood, Attorney Ben Crump, Ilyasah Shabazz, Quibilah Shabazz, Gamilah Shabazz and Attorney Ray Hamlin during press conference where...

NYPD and the FBI to assassinate civil rights activist icon Malcolm X

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Nationally renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump and co-counsels Ray Hamlin and Paul Napoli will hold a news conference on Feb. 20 to publicize...

 Amy Cooper, who called the NYPD last year and made false allegations against a Black man

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The Black, Latino and Asian Caucus (BLAC), in the New York City Council, is denouncing the Manhattan District Attorney's decision to end the prosecution of Amy Cooper, who...

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