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So... the NYPD Just Broke an NBA Player's Leg

So... the NYPD Just Broke an NBA Player's Leg

At a moment when people across the country are reckoning with the deadly reality of police violence and the terror it imposes on black communities, the New York Police Department fractured the leg of a player in the National Basketball Association. The NYPD had an interaction with Thabo Sefolosha of the Atlanta Hawks, and they broke his damn leg.

Chicagoans Are Stopped and Frisked by Police Even More Than New Yorkers

Chicagoans Are Stopped and Frisked by Police Even More Than New Yorkers

New York may be the city that put the controversial police practice known as "stop and frisk" on the nation's radar — but Chicago officers are initiating these encounters four times more frequently than New York did at the height of its practice in that city in 2011, according to a report released yesterday by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).