To Create True Sanctuary Cities, We Must End Racist Policing

By Reyna Wences and Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz, Truthout.org -

Cities across the US have enacted sanctuary measures to resist the Trump administration’s escalation of anti-immigrant policing, but most municipal sanctuary measures have a central weakness: [...]

Black Drivers 85% More Likely To Be Stopped By Police In Missouri Than White Drivers

By Lowenna Waters, Indy100.com -

Data released by the Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley on Friday showed that the disparity is at its worst since records began 18 years ago. Despite being less likely to be searched than [...]

Federal Judge Refers Sheriff Joe Arpaio For Criminal Prosecution

By Debra Cassens Weiss, www.abajournal.com -

By Debra Cassens Weiss for ABA News -A federal judge on Friday ordered Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio be referred to the U.S. Attorney’s office for criminal prosecution as a result [...]

Cop Secretly Records Supervisor Telling Him To Racially Profile

By Nathan Wellman, www.usuncut.com -

By Nathan Wellman for U.S. Uncut - A recording of an NYPD officer appearing to pressure a transit officer to specifically target black men has just been released by Gawker. The recording was [...]

Settlement Reached In Barneys ‘Shop-And-Frisk’ Case

By Staff, www.amsterdamnews.com -

By Staff of Amsterdam News. New York City, NY - Reports indicate that Barneys has agreed to pay a settlement to a Black man who accused the luxury retailer of racially profiling him. In 2013, [...]

D.O.J. & F.B.I. Admit No-Fly Lists Use “Predictive Assessments”

By Spencer Ackerman, www.occupy.com -

By Spencer Ackerman in Occupy - The Obama administration’s no-fly lists and broader watchlisting system is based on predicting crimes rather than relying on records of demonstrated offenses, the [...]

Understanding The Racial Bias You Didn’t Know You Had

By Jenée Desmond-Harris, www.vox.com -

Implicit racial bias tends to work against the same groups that are the victims of the type of overt racism that you hear from white supremacists or the more subtle bigotry of people who believe [...]

Pranksters Expose The NYPD’s Serious Racial Profiling Problem

By Alex Smith, www.ryot.org -

The NYPD was just caught racial profiling yet again. This time, the proof is on video and it’s so extreme, it will make your stomach drop. Two YouTube pranksters staged an experiment — arguing [...]