Nicole Bode

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008

    Thug Life: The Unsympathetic Sean Bell Witness and the "Harlem Lawyer"

    Yesterday's testimony in the Sean Bell "50 Shots" trial by Bell pal Joseph Guzman was a fireworks display that allowed the media to unleash all their favorite ghetto tropes, including drugs, the "stop snitchin'" culture and "the one who made it out." Guzman may have been testifying for the prosecuti ... More >>

  • News

    March 30, 2004

    High-Stakes Tests

    Left behind due to the school system's failures, third-graders learn they're dumb