Day: December 9, 2011

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View From Here: Nothing Post-Racial About the Times

It was disappointing but not surprising to read reports of the Facebook page where NYPD officers were found venting their hatred of the West Indian Day Parade and the participants in the 2-million-person event every September. With several members of the department in our own family and among our friends, we know those sentiments are […]readmore

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Racist Facebook police rant has community in uproar

Bloomberg and Commissioner Kelly remain silent pending internal investigation– Once again the heat is on the city’s Police Department regarding its relationship with the community it covers. That after it was reported that a Facebook group called “No More West Indian Day Detail,” which included about 1,200 members, showed comments that might have violated NYPD […]readmore