It was another long, bad night in Ferguson, Missouri, where protests over the killing of 18-year-old Mike Brown by police officer Darren Wilson continued for the ninth straight day. The National Guard was brought in yesterday, but their presence didn't seem to calm the situation: at least 31 people ... More >>
Last night, Nick Pinto and Ryan Devereaux appeared on Current TV's Viewpoint to discuss the police shooting of Brooklyn teen Kimani Gray and the subsequent (and ongoing) reaction in East Flatbush. Read more in this week's cover story, "Everybody Wants a Piece of Kimani Gray." Video from Current TV a ... More >>
The only civilian eyewitness to come forward in the case of a Brooklyn teen shot dead by a pair of plainclothes New York City police officers is "certain" the 16 year-old was empty-handed when the cops opened fire. Kimani 'Kiki' Gray was shot several times by two officers patrolling East Flatbush i ... More >>
A candlelit vigil for a Brooklyn teen killed by New York City police officers left two people injured and led to one arrest Monday night. At approximately 7:00 pm, roughly 200 people gathered in East Flatbush for a somber vigil to remember Kimani Gray, a 16 year-old shot and killed by plainclothes ... More >>
Remember how Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was heckled by Occupy protesters at Columbia this week? There's now video of the incident online, via Democracy Now! reporter Ryan Devereaux.
Things seem to have gone off the rails in former mayor David Dinkins's urban public policy class at Columbia tonight, where Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was the visiting guest along with federal judge George Daniels and Manhattan D.A. Cy Vance Jr. According to Bwog, Kelly was speaking when student ... More >>