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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, left to right. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Azipaybarah

A Roundup of Our Best Posts on Stop-and-Frisk

Posted August 13, 2013 by Kelly Virella

Here are the best three posts we’ve written on stop-and-frisk and racial profiling over the past two years, including some original investigative journalism.

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NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, Courtesy David Shankbone Wikimedia Commons

NYPD Defends Stop-and-Frisk With Dumb Example

Posted January 9, 2013 by Kelly Virella

A young black male wearing sneakers, a hoodie and sagging pants does not constitute reasonable suspicion.

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A student at Ocean Hill Collegiate Middle School. Photo by Jessica Campbell
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Why Poor Black Children Excel at This Brooklyn Middle School

Posted January 3, 2013 by Jessica Campbell

Ocean Hill Collegiate is one of a small number of New York City public schools that is excelling at what naysayers say is impossible – achieving school-wide academic excellence among poor, black children.

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Separate & Unequal, Finds Report on New York’s Public Schools

Posted December 10, 2012 by Kelly Virella

The injustices inside some New York City schools today rival those in the 1950s.

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Is the NAACP’s New Education Initiative Unfair to Asian-Americans?

Posted November 28, 2012 by Jessica Campbell

The NAACP filed a complaint arguing for more diversity in admissions to New York City’s 8 elite public schools. Will it harm Asian-Americans?

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