Black People Arrested in NYC Protests Were Charged with Felonies at Much Higher Rate Than Whites
New data backs up a report by VICE News in June that found that Black and brown people were being punished more severely than white people for joining the demonstrations.
The 2 Lawyers Accused of Firebombing an NYPD Car Just Got Out on Bail
Besides explosives and arson charges, the government tacked on another charge that Rahman’s lawyer said is usually seen in cases of gang violence or terrorism.
New York’s City Hall Occupation Envisions a World Without Police
Much like the protests that preceded it, #OccupyCityHall is being powered by volunteers providing free food, face masks, medical assistance, and more.
Audio Engineers Built a Shield to Deflect Police Sound Cannons
Amidst nationwide protests, two audiophiles have designed a defense against LRADs, the militaristic sonic weapons used by police to disperse crowds.