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CCR in the News

September 22, 2016

CCR in the News

Democracy Now! hosted a roundtable on police killings of black men. Protests escalated in Charlotte, North Carolina, overnight when hundreds took to the street and blocked Interstate 85 to express outrage over the police shooting of 43-year-old African American Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday. Video...
Vince on Democracy Now!
September 26, 2016

Blog Post

The United Nations Human Rights Council is underway in Geneva, with diplomats and experts covering such important topics as the rights of indigenous peoples, enforced disappearance, and the critical human rights situations in Burundi, Ukraine, and Yemen. Too often, though, the voices of those most...
CCR Blog
Salah Hassan, Katherine Gallagher, and Ali Shallal Abbas
September 23, 2016

CCR in the News

CCR Executive Director talks about stop and frisk on All In With Chris Hayes.
September 23, 2016

CCR in the News

Shira Scheindlin, the federal judge who ruled three years ago that the New York City Police Department’s aggressive stop-and-frisk practices were unconstitutional , had a few words about Donald Trump ’s proposal to institute a similar policy nationwide. Trump’s idea sounded “so retrograde and so...
September 23, 2016

CCR in the News

... D arius Charney , lead counsel in the aforementioned class action lawsuit against NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy and senior staff attorney at CCR, suggested the practice would not be helpful in mitigating black-on-black crime. "For anybody who wants to address violence in poor, black communities...

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