Peruse the newly filed civil cases in any of the five borough's state supreme courthouses and you'll see, each day, dozens of lawsuits filed against the city's police department. The allegations generally range from wrongful arrest to unjust detention to assault. Most of the cases begin by describin ... More >>
This year's mayoral election is doubling as a kind of history lesson, as taught by two increasingly cranky middle-aged men who can't stop sending out passive-aggressive press releases about each other. First, we learned about Bill de Blasio's past as a young uber-liberal who spent time in Nicaragua, ... More >>
via the Post Lemrick NelsonThe man who stabbed and killed a Hasidic student 19 years ago in the Crown Heights race riots was stabbed in the head with an ice pick on Sunday. Some might say karma was inescapable for Lemrick Nelson, who police think was driving on the George Washington Bridge wh ... More >>
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As a Divided Community Begins to Forget, a Court Reopens Old Wounds in Crown Heights
The Black Community: Powder Keg or Powder Puff?
David Dinkins Bares His Soul About Mark Green, Al Sharpton, a Black-Latino Coalition, Crown Heights, Rudy Giuliani, and His Own Legacy
A Black-Jewish Alliance Stirs Up Racial Fears in Battle for Crown Heights Seat
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After the Latest Police Killing of Another Unarmed Black Man, The Feds Need Little Convincing to Intervene in New York
The First Lady's embrace of Former Mayor David Dinkins ignites an orthodox Jewish backlash
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The racial politics of reconciliation in New York