Posts Tagged ‘racial profiling’

Explaining Stop & Frisk To Whites – A Public Service Announcement

Monday, August 19th, 2013


A Mayor Who Basks in Racial Profiling

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
The Sleaze That Greases the Wheel

The Sleaze That Greases the Wheel

NYC Community Safety Act Is a Law of the Land

Friday, June 28th, 2013



NYPD Preying on NYC’s Black and Latinos? – Stats From New York Civil Liberties Union

Friday, August 14th, 2009

NYPD has stopped and interrogated more innocent people during the first six months of 2009 than during any six-month period since it began collecting data on its troubling stop-and-frisk program: The overwhelming majority of whom were black and Latino. They did nothing wrong but … their names and home addresses are now stored in an NYPD database.


Omar Edwards, Andrew Duton, NYPD, New York City, Civil Liberties, America, Et Al

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Was race a factor in the death of  NYPD Officer Omar Edwards?


Was Officer Andrew Duton acting like a racist? Trash that question. Better ones are: Does he live in a racist society? Was his fatal mistake the result of his growing up and living in a racist society? What was his mindset at the moment he squeezed off several shots? Would he have shot a white man, woman or child under similar circumstances?

Who the hell is capable of answering such questions considering the epistemological challenges, regardless of the torrent of news reporting as well as commentary manipulated to look like news reporting?

No one.

Google, this date, listed 1,184 links to news stories about Omar Edwards’s slaying. Yet, every sane New Yorker, however, knows the answer to this one: When was the last time a black NYPD officer mistakenly shot a white police officer under similar circumstances?