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Obama’s DOJ Authorized Investigation of Cops Connected to Death of Eric Garner – Trump’s DOJ Just Refused to Prosecute

The Trump Dept. of Justice will not bring charges against any of the New York City Police Dept. officers involved in the 2014 death of Eric Garner, despite the Obama Dept. of Justice having authorized an investigation into the 43-year-old Black man’s death. The Washington Post Tuesday morning broke the story, noting that the DOJ had yet to tell Garner’s family. They plan to meet with the family this morning, and hold a news conference at 11 AM. Under the Trump administration, the case “languished for years,” after then-Attorney General Loretta...
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NYPD Investigating After Megan Rapinoe Posters Vandalized With Homophobic Slurs

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); New York Police are investigating after eight posters featuring U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe were found vandalized with homophobic slurs. The New York Police Department (NYPD) hate crimes task force said it was investigating after the posters were vandalized with derogatory slurs at the Bryant Park subway station in New York. Police confirmed to USA Today on Wednesday that the posters were cleaned or replaced with help from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority after the vandalism was discovered early Monday morning. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
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NYPD Commissioner Apologizes to LGBTQ Community for 1969 Raid on Stonewall Inn: WATCH

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill apologized today to the LGBTQ community for the 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village that took place 50 years ago this month and is seen as the birth of the modern LGBTQ rights movement. This has never happened: NYPD Commissioner @NYPDONeill apologizes on behalf of the NYPD for the Stonewall raid. Thank you, Commissioner. #pride2019 #NYCPride #WorldPride2019 pic.twitter.com/0pHHGdjzQK— Erik Bottcher (@ebottcher) June 6, 2019 Said O’Neill: “I think it would be irresponsible to go through World Pride month and not to speak of...
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NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson Seeks Apology from NYPD for Stonewall Raid: WATCH

New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson urged the New York Police Department to issue an official apology for the raid on the Stonewall Inn in 1969, long seen as the birth of the modern LGBTQ rights movement. Said Johnson to 1010 WINS: “The NYPD in the past has apologized for other incidents that have occurred, so I think the NYPD apologizing on this would be a very, very good thing, and it’s something they should do. I think it’s never bad to apologize. One thing that personally I do,...
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