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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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NYC Politics

Text of Court Ruling Ordering Changes to Stop-and-Frisk

Posted August 13, 2013 by Kelly Virella

This is the court ruling that orders the NYPD to stop racially profiling people under its stop-and-frisk program

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How Sheldon Gilbert Became A Technology Entrepreneur

Posted March 18, 2013 by Liane Membis

One of the companies leading the revolution in online advertising was started by this St. Lucian immigrant.

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Black History Month

Black History: 5 Surprising Facts

Posted February 29, 2012 by Kelly Virella

This month, we’ve done a lot of research and writing about black history, encountering many surprises.

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Black History Month

Sally’s Plan — How One Slave Mother’s Genius Helped Free All Her Children

Posted February 26, 2012 by Kelly Virella

With three children, a Tennessee slave named Sally was aiming to do the implausible — liberate them all from slavery — and she succeeded.

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