No good Blacks for Chief Bratton (Updated) | #NYPD and #BlackLivesMatter on Blog#42

In an interview, Chief William Bratton implied there just aren’t enough respectable Blacks who would pass muster under the NYPD’s  pre-employment background check requirements, and he credits his broken windows policing success. Isn’t that convenient? Continue reading No good Blacks for Chief Bratton (Updated) | #NYPD and #BlackLivesMatter on Blog#42

Close Angola and Rikers prisons: End long-term solitary confinement | Justice on Blog#42

In Hellhole, Dr. Atul Gawande writes:

“Human beings are social creatures. We are social not just in the trivial sense that we like company, and not just in the obvious sense that we each depend on others. We are social in a more elemental way: simply to exist as a normal human being requires interaction with other people.”

Continue reading Close Angola and Rikers prisons: End long-term solitary confinement | Justice on Blog#42