stop and frisk

Starbucks and the Criminalization of Blackness

Starbucks and the Criminalization of Blackness

April 16, 2018

“Criminalization of blackness” is at the root of the arrest, where Blacks who do things that whites do all the time is considered a reason for arrest, explains Eugene Puryear of the D.C. Movement for Black Lives

How a Trump Presidency Creates Crisis and Opportunity for Social Change

October 15, 2016

Executive Producer Eddie Conway visits Conscious Heads barber shop to discuss Donald Trump’s election victory

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security

Former Prosecutor Gets Arrested to See The Other Side of U.S. Criminal Justice System

December 24, 2013

Bobby Constantino, a former prosecutor from privileged background, lays bare the racism and inequities of the U.S. American criminal justice system

Bill de Blasio

November 5, 2013
Ari Paul: Serious questions remain over NYC mayor-elect De Blasio’s progressive credentials

NYPD's 'Stop and Frisk'

September 18, 2013
Rania Khalek: Despite running on an anti-‘stop and frisk’ platform, democratic mayoral candidate de Blasio linked to Bill Bratton who has backed ‘stop and frisk’

Martin Luther King Jr.

August 26, 2013
In an exclusive interview with The Real News, Cornel West argues civil rights leaders have failed to hold president Obama accountable

Judge Rules NYPD’s “Stop and Frisk” Unconstitutional, Orders Federal Oversight

August 13, 2013

Judge finds New York Police Department violates the rights of New Yorkers, as mayor Michael Bloomberg vows to fight ruling

The Extrajudicial Killings of Black People by Police

April 11, 2013
Kali Akuno: Study shows that every 28 hours a Black person is killed in the USA and that only 13 percent were actually involved in an activity that threatened someone’s life

Palestinians Reacted Angrily to US President’s Visit

March 23, 2013

During Obama’s Middle East trip, hundreds of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza took to the streets in demonstrations against the visit. Expectations are zero that Obama will broker peace between Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. Some Palestinians say that the Barack administration opposes the national reconciliation between the Western backed Fatah party…