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Mother arrested while standing and waiting for family

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Rebel Diaz Arts Collective Finds New Home

A group of South Bronx artists say they’re rising from the ashes after being evicted from their community center in February, as the Rebel Diaz Arts Collective has found a temporary new home. NY1’s Erin Clarke filed the following report. Continue reading

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The NYPD Caught on Tape

by The Nation’s Editors

New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

On October 8, TheNation.com posted a video capturing rare audio of a stop-and-frisk being carried out by the New York Police Department. The surreptitious cellphone recording starts with an East Harlem teenager named Alvin asking plainclothes officers why he’s being stopped for the second time in a matter of blocks. They say he looks suspicious, then, when pressed, unleash a torrent of profanity, demanding to know who he thinks he’s talking to and threatening to jail him. Continue reading

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