Sunday, May 27, 2012
“The NYPD is out of control, and the culture and practices of the Department need a full-scale overhaul.”
- NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman
No one has to tell those involved with Occupy Wall Street (OWS) that the NYPD is “out of control” and my next article will touch on this (and related) issues. However, even with all the overt repression being heaped upon occupiers across the globe, we must never forget those communities who have lived for generations under the racist tyranny of the State.
For example: From 2004 to 2011, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), more than 4 million innocent New Yorkers were subjected to police stops and street interrogations. The vast majority of those being stopped and frisked are black and Latino and roughly 9 out of 10 are innocent.
One of my recent OWS photos:
Capitalism...like a time bombShare