racial profiling

Stop n' Think: NYC Scores Veto-Proof Majority for Two Bills Aimed at Limiting Racial Profiling by the NYPD

Stop n' Think: NYC Scores Veto-Proof Majority for Two Bills Aimed at Limiting Racial Profiling by the NYPD
The New York City Council has passed two bills with a veto-proof majority that will expand oversight of the NYPD. The new bills will allow New Yorkers a legal means to challenge the city’s controversial "stop and frisk" program. They also aim to limit the police department's ability to racially profile New York citizens
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Chaz Bolte
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Stop and Frisk: Why It's Good for Everyone

Stop and Frisk: Why It's Good for Everyone
Finally, the trial many New Yorkers and those who care about civil liberties, racial profiling and the criminal injustice system across the U.S. is underway in the New York City Federal Courthouse at Pearl Street.
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Mansimran: A Sikh teenager deals with bullying in VA

Meet Mansimran. He's an all-American guy who likes Starbucks, hoops, and robotics. He's a student, an older brother, and an active member of his Sikh religious community. Sometimes, when strangers see his turban, and the color of his skin, they lean out their car window and call him a "terrorist." He's not alone: especially since September 11, Sikh Americans and other communities have become targets of discrimination, racial profiling and bullying, human rights violations, and hate crimes. (One survey found that, even 6 years after the events of 2001, 75% of Sikh male schoolchildren in New York had been teased or harassed on the basis of their religious identity.) How does Mansimran handle it?
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