Poet Michael Amity ran across this video online, and he doesn’t like what he sees.
At age 16, Kalief Browder was arrested and imprisoned at the infamous Rikers Island. After 33 months without trial or conviction, Browder was released and is now speaking out.
If Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio follows through on his commitment to drop the appeal to the case, Friday’s ruling will likely be the end to litigation over the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk program.
Despite mass murders committed by suburban white men, it seems to be only inner-city black and brown youth that are the victims of Stop and Frisk.
A federal appeals court panel not only put the landmark New York Police Department stop-and-frisk ruling on hold; it also removed the trial judge from the case, finding that she had violated ethics rules.
A man is arrested for buying a belt with his own money. The stated reason? “Because he could not afford to make such an expensive purchase.” The real reason? Let’s discuss.
On Monday, the New York Police Department’s aggressive approach to stop-and-frisks took a major blow, with federal judge Shira Scheindlin ruling the policy was unconstitutional.
In the broadest legal decision on the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk program yet, a federal judge ruled on Monday that the program is unconstitutional and violates the Fourth Amendment and 14th Amendment.
A legislative change in 2010 required the NYPD to purge its database of those who were stopped and never arrested or issued a summons. The city will now purge names and addresses from the database, resolving a 2010 class action lawsuit.
During two separate terrorist attacks over a decade apart, this gay couple was photographed in the midst of it all, serving their country and saving lives.
Approximately 50 residents of Jamaica, Queens, “engaged in a three-hour standoff with police in riot gear last night after a violent drug bust outside a local housing project.”
Adams’ testimony marked the latest in a series of explosive allegations leveled against the NYPD in an ongoing trial targeting the department’s “stop-and-frisk” policy.
Mike O’Shea was a physically powerful and courageous man, but what made him a hero to his lifelong friend, Andrew Cotto, was his capacity for love.
In video published Monday, the lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against the New York Police Department explained the horrors of stop-and-frisk searches.
A second New York Police Department officer confirmed Wednesday that the department’s management continued using a system of quotas for arrests and citations even after the legislature explicitly banned the practice.
Robert Andrew Powell’s new memoir details his efforts to qualify for the Boston Marathon at 39, the same age his father was when he qualified. Liam Day had the chance to talk with the author about running, writing, and his relationship with his father.
The New Yorker’s loss is The Good Men Project’s gain! Send us your rejected poems!
Nowadays, the threat of military retaliation has lost credibility, and diplomatic arm wrestling can only rely on the threat of economic warfare.
In Part I of Nicole Franklin’s series on race and forgiveness, she examines Lucia McBath’s request for prayers for Michael Dunn, the man who murdered her 17 year old son, Jordan Davis.
We are not that different or separate, but by negatively focusing on our differences, we will feel we are.
Budweiser, you blew it. You had a perfect chance to build brand loyalty among a demographic who could certainly use a cold beer now and again.
Dr. NerdLove gets down, dirty and specific on how to last longer in bed (and cope with your insecurities).
David Pittman is a Christian who was abused by the Church. That experience changed his perspective on the Resurrection.
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
Mark Greene asks, how is it that empathic men have been collectively tagged as “easily hurt” or “delicately aware?” Who made that decision?
David Packman went paddleboarding to try to get outside his own head, but it takes a chance encounter with a stranger to get him there.
Kermet Apio on birthday parties, the dreaded bouncy house, and gift bags filled with toys that implode like a Mission Impossible cassette.
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