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“Capital New York” Catches NYPD Editing Wikipedia Entries About Eric Garner and Other Police Brutality Victims

By Elaine Magliaro Kerry Weill of Capital New York reported early yesterday morning that computers operating on the New York Police Department’s computer network at its 1 Police Plaza headquarters had “been used to alter Wikipedia pages containing details of alleged … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Chokeholds and the NYPD: The Story of Anthony Ramon Baez, a Bronx Man Who Died in Police Custody in 1994

By Elaine Magliaro On December 20, 1994, The New York Times reported the death of a twenty-nine-year-old Bronx man named Anthony Ramon Baez. The article’s headline read: “Clash Over a Football Ends With a Death in Police Custody.”  Clifford Krauss, … Continue reading

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Talks with George Stephanopolous about the Need for Change in Police-Community Relations, the Decision of the Staten Island Grand Jury in the Death of Eric Garner, and Rudy Giuliani on “This Week” (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Earlier today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio talked with George Stephanopolous on ABC’s This Week. During his appearance on the show, Mayor de Blasio declined to say whether he agreed with the decision of a Staten … Continue reading

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Ian Millhiser Explains How the Supreme Court May Have Helped Make It Possible for Police to Kill By Chokehold

By Elaine Magliaro Ian Millhiser has an interesting article over at ThinkProgress titled How The Supreme Court Helped Make It Possible For Police To Kill By Chokehold. His article tells the story of an African-American man named Adolph Lyons who “was choked out by … Continue reading

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Rep. Peter King of New York Thinks That Eric Garner Was Responsible for His Own Death (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro On Wednesday, the announcement was made that a Staten Island grand jury had declined to indict Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer who placed Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold. According to reports, the city’s medical examiner ruled Garner’s death … Continue reading

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