Crime

Why Black New Yorkers Like Me Are Celebrating the NYPD Work Slowdown
January 07, 2015

For us, it's a vacation from fear, surveillance, and punishment.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Has Killed Nearly 50 People in 10 Years. Most Were Unarmed.
And not one officer has been disciplined
January 04, 2015

Most victims were unarmed, but not one officer has been disciplined.

The NYPD Is Using Fear as a Weapon in the "War on Cops" Crackdown
December 28, 2014

Police should be de-escalating, not inflaming, tension.

Why Do We Treat Child Sex-Trafficking Victims Like Criminals?
D.C. just fixed its law. More than half of U.S. states still haven't.
December 04, 2014

Minors aren't prostitutes. Period.

NYC Police Said Stop-and-Frisks Reduce Violent Crime. This Chart Says Otherwise.
December 02, 2014

Stop-and-frisks are plummeting—and so are violent crimes.

Where UVA Went Wrong: Students Need to See Rape as a Felony, Not Just a Campus Infraction
November 24, 2014

And universities have to make sure their students know that.

Why I Helped Search for Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham
November 18, 2014

Why do we search for some missing girls and ignore the others.

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