Tag Archives: stop and frisk

  • Al Sharpton: National Action Network Confab is NOT a Fan Club (Watch)

    Apr 8, 14 by Deron Dalton 1 Comment

    *Al Sharpton wants everyone to know it’s not all about him. The 2014 National Action Network Convention will have many guest speakers and panelists there, and Sharpton is ready to take action on so many civil rights issues. “If you serve people, people tend to come,” he said. “This isn’t an Al Sharpton fan club.” “I think the […]

  • Don Lemon Goes on Defense Over His Stop and Frisk Comments (Video)

    Nov 7, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *In the wake of his controversial comments about the NYPD’s stop and frisk policy that caused Black Twitter to go berserk, Don Lemon has gone on the defense. If you didn’t hear it, earlier this week on “The Tom Joyner Morning Show,” he said that police officers were usually not polite to people they were […]

  • Hashtag Mocks Don Lemon’s Thoughts on NY’s ‘Stop & Frisk’

    Nov 6, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *CNN’s Don Lemon has become the target of a mocking hashtag after what some people took as a defense of New York City’s “stop and frisk” policy. In a radio commentary for BlackAmericaWeb, Lemon asked of “stop and frisk”: “Would you rather be politically correct or safe and alive?” That’s the section of the portion […]

  • Trayvon Martin-Inspired ‘Law & Order: SVU’: Too Soon?

    Oct 2, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *If Paula Deen and George Zimmerman had a child, it would probably be Cybil Shepherd’s character on tonight’s ripped-from-the-headlines episode of “Law & Order: SVU.” Shepherd plays celebrity Southern chef Jolene Castille, who finds herself on a deserted street in New York. Fearing that she’s being pursued and about to be raped, Castille shoots an […]

  • Judge Rules NY’s Stop and Frisk Policy Unconstitutional

    Aug 12, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *A federal judge ruled Monday that the New York Police Department’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy violates constitutional rights and must be altered, CNN reports. Judge Shira A. Scheindlin’s ruling stems from a class-action lawsuit claiming that the city’s police officers routinely stopped minority men, particularly blacks and Latinos, without legal reasons. Scheindlin said that an outside […]

  • SF Mayor Considering Controversial ‘Stop and Frisk’ Policy

    Jul 21, 12 by EURpublisher03 Leave a comment

    *Another city that is known for its controversial episodes of run-ins between police and its citizens, is considering the NYPD’s much criticized Stop and Frisk policy. The mayor of San Francisco, Ed Lee, is considering implementing the controversial policy, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. “This is under consideration as a way to make sure […]