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NYPD Cop Taped Making Racial Slur About Black Man After Stop-and-Frisk
Posted on: Oct 18, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com
Allegations of racism in NYPD's stop-and-frisk program are nothing new -- 93 out of every 100 residents were stopped by police in one community.
Dozens of Beatings and Coverups by Officers in L.A. County Jails
Posted on: Oct 16, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com
More than 30 jail employees in Los Angeles County have been disciplined for beating inmates or engaging in cover-ups over the past two years.
Hip-Hop Star The Game Wants Gay Rappers to Come Out, But Spreads Downlow Myth
Posted on: Sep 15, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com
It's good to see hip-hop stars standing up against homophobia. But spreading misinformation about how AIDS is transmitted in the black community helps no one.
Inmate Health Dwindles as Prison Hunger Strike Enters Fourth Week
Posted on: Jul 21, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com
Prison officials told the LA Times they’re closely monitoring 49 inmates who have lost at least 10 pounds each.
The Remarkable “Golden-Voiced Man” Ted Williams Heads to Rehab
Posted on: Jan 13, 2011, Source: Colorlines.com
After a meteoric internet-sparked rise to fame, a gifted homeless man gets help... thanks to Dr. Phil.
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