Muslim NYPD Chaplain: Saluted in Uniform, Harassed as a Civilian
Khalid Latif's reality in a post-9/11 world. One morning Khalid Latif was asleep in his bed when he was awakened by two FBI agents. Khalid remembers the agents telling him, "You're just too good to be true, and we want you to know we're watching you." (Vox)
NYPD Accused Of Using Chokehold On Suspected Farebeater Ronald Johns
Several videos posted online appear to show a New York City police officer using a chokehold on a suspected farebeater in an incident that took place just days before Staten Island resident Eric Garner died during a similar arrest last week.
Police Detain Man for Walking With Hands in Pockets
A man from Pontiac, MI was stopped on the street and interrogated by an Oakland County Sheriff on Thanksgiving for walking with his hands in his pockets while it was snowing.The man, Brandon B Waxx McKean, pulled his hands out of his pockets to record this abuse of power.
Remains of 14 presumed slaves will soon be reburied near the Hudson River, 11 years after construction workers uncovered the unmarked grave site. They will be publicly memorialized and buried in personalized boxes in Albany, New York. (Associated Press)
The Los Angeles jury that found Lonnie David Franklin Jr. guilty of killing nine young women and a teenage girl over three decades recommended a death sentence for the serial killer dubbed the "Grim Sleeper." (CNN)