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NYPD Rolls Out Tech From African American-Led Company to Fight Gun Violence

The New York City Police Department recently launched a million dollar technology initiative, in its…

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Kim Royster to Become Highest-Ranking Black Woman in NYPD History

Royster's promotion comes in the wake of Commissioner Bratton's efforts to diversify his force

NYPD’s Deputy Chief Kim Royster will be promoted to chief, making her the highest-ranking black…

By Courtney Connley

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NBA Player Thabo Sefolosha Blames NYPD For Season-Ending Injury

The situation is murky but what's clear is that Thabo Sefolosha is done for the season

Video footage shows NYPD wrestling Thabo Sefolosha to the ground, but the circumstances leading up…

By Michael Tolbert

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Twitter Eulogizes Eric Garner With #ICantBreathe

Shocked and dismayed, public unites behind a human rights cause

Another grand jury verdict, another sad tragedy. Twitter eulogizes the late Eric Garner with the…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Grand Jury Decides Not to Indict Officers in Eric Garner’s Death

Unarmed man's death ruled a homicide, but policeman will not face charges

The police responsible for killing 29-year-old Eric Garner will not be indicted, according to a…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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Cops Catch Gang Members Through Facebook and Twitter Posts

Who needs a forensic team when you have social media?

NYPD arrest 63 gang bangers by following them on Facebook and Twitter.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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16-Year-Old Shot and Killed by Plain-Clothes Cops After Pointing Gun

Two plain-clothes shot 16-year-old after encounter in Brooklyn.

Gray’s friends said they didn’t know he had a gun.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Drunk NYPD Cop Allegedly Punches 3-Year-Old Son in Face

NYPD detective Jason Sharp allegedly punched his son after argument with wife.

The 10-year veteran admitted to having a few a drinks the night of incident.

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NYC iPhone Theft On the Rise, NYPD Creates Task Force

Task force developed to track stolen iPhones, iPads

The recent spike in iPhone theft in New York City has caused the New York…

By Janel Martinez

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Black Man Killed by Cop Car in New York Gets a Closer Look

Witness accounts of the accident contradict the NYPD's report

The NYPD has hired an independent accident reconstruction expert to determine how Tamon Robinson died

By Makkada B. Selah

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NYPD Teenage Informant Baited Muslims Into Terrorism Talk

Teen says he was told to create conversations about jihad and terrorism

Teen says he was told to create conversations about jihad and terrorism

By Makkada B. Selah

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New York City Debates Changes To Stop And Frisk [Video]

What do you think of the controversial policy?

What do you think of the controversial policy?

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96 Percent Of Shooting Victims In NYC Are Black Or Latino

NYC sees a rise in minority on minority crime

NYC sees a rise in minority on minority crime

By Sasha King

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Poll Says New York Police Favor Whites Over Blacks

A majority of New Yorkers suspect discrimination in police tactics.

A majority of New Yorkers suspect discrimination in police tactics.

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Poll Shows NYC Racially Divided Over NYPD’s ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Policy

57 percent of white voters approve of the practice

57 percent of white voters approve of the practice

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Android App Reports ‘Stop and Frisk’ Activity

A new application allows bystanders to record videos of and report “stop and frisk” incidents

The Stop and Frisk Watch app, courtesy of the New York Civil Liberties Union, allows…

By Janel Martinez

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How Long Before We Forget About Trayvon Martin?

Being politically active against injustice should not be a trending topic but a lifetime mission

Following the death of Trayvon Martin everyone’s rallying for justice, but will the activism last…

By Anslem Samuel

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68 Occupy Protesters Arrested in NYC

Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested as they tore down the barricades that surrounded Zuccotti Park on New Year’s Eve

The New York Police Department reported 68 people were arrested, with at least one person…

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In the News: NYPD Facebook Group Offends; Russell Simmons’ PETA Stamp and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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12 Absurd Laws Used to Stop Occupy Wall Street

Some officials are trying to halt the #OWS movement by any means necessary

After two months of civil unrest, some cities are relying on legal loopholes to evict…

By Anslem Samuel

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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