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Ramarley Graham, wearing a black T-shirt, holds his little brother wearing a bow tie, his brother Chinnor Campbell, behind their grandmother Patricia Hartley, who is wearing a plaid shirt

1 Teen, 6 Cops, 1 Bullet and 5 Years of a Black Family Screaming for Justice

In a just world, Ramarley Graham would be celebrating his 24th birthday today. But in 2012, New York City police followed him home from a bodega, kicked in his door and killed him in front of his grandmother and little brother. We go inside his family's five-year battle for some form of police accountability.

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[VIDEO] Constance Malcolm, Mother of Police Slaying Victim Ramarley Graham, Talks About Her Family's Battle for Justice

Ramarley Graham should be celebrating his 24th birthday today. But in 2012, NYPD officers kicked in the door of his Bronx apartment and fatally shot the unarmed 18-year-old. In honor of his memory, his mom, Constance Malcolm, spoke to Colorlines about her family's five-year fight for answers.

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Mother of Ramarley Graham on Resignation of Her Son's Killer: 'New York City Should Be Appalled'

The NYPD officer who killed Constance Malcolm’s son resigned to avoid punishment. Malcom says she is not done fighting. Watch her press conference.

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Records Show NYPD Deployed Video Surveillance Teams to Hundreds of Black Lives Matter, Occupy Actions

The Verge reports that NYPD camera crews monitored protests against police violence and economic inequality from 2011 to 2013 and again in 2016.

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Leaked: Disciplinary Record for Cop Who Killed Eric Garner

ThinkProgress obtained Daniel Pantaleo’s record from an anonymous source at the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board.

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Online Threats Against Linda Sarsour Prompt NYPD Investigation

The threats appeared in the comments for a Facebook post about the activist's criticism of President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Judge Orders NYPD to Release Black Lives Matter Surveillance Info

The decision comes two years after activists observed officers recording protestors at an action in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal.

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5 Years After Ramarley Graham's Death, Supporters Still Demand Justice from NYPD

Hundreds of protesters called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to fire Richard Haste, the NYPD officer who fatally shot Graham in 2012.

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NYPD Disciplinary Hearing Begins for Cop Who Killed Ramarley Graham

Officer Richard Haste shot the unarmed teenager in his home in February 2012.

NYPD Sergeant Fatally Stuns Ariel Galarza

Officers were responding to the home of a man with a knife who “appeared emotionally disturbed.”

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This New Video Rebukes Politicians Who Make Terrorism Muslim Americans' Responsibility

Fusion's Yasmin Nouh says that both major parties are guilty of placing the burden on American Muslims to combat terrorism.

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DOJ Replaces Team Investigating Eric Garner's Killing

The federal civil rights investigation into Garner's killing by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo was apparently slowed down by disputes between FBI investigators and Justice Department prosecutors over whether or not to bring charges against the involved officers. 

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NYPD Officer Kills Deborah Danner, Mentally Ill Black Woman

Police Commissioner James O’Neill: “We failed.”

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After Release of Arrest Video, Ramarley Graham's Family Files FOIL Request to Uncover Truth

Graham's family and supporters say that the video, which shows a paramedic putting a sheet over Graham's face, indicates that he didn't die in the hospital where police officials said he died.

NYPD Officer Who Killed Delrawn Small Charged With Murder

Wayne Isaacs was off-duty when he shot the unarmed Black man during a road rage encounter.

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Cop Who Killed Eric Garner Has Received Several Raises

Daughter Erica Garner tweeted: "This seems like movies."

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Man Sets Muslim Woman's Clothing on Fire

The NYPD is investigating the assault as a hate crime.

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NYPD's Top Cop Resigns Following Massive Protest

William "Bill" Bratton implemented the NYPD's controversial "broken windows" and CompStat policing policies.

Ramarley Graham's Family, Activists Demand Accountability With #23Days4Ramarley Campaign

The actions, which started with a protest at New York’s City Hall on April 12, are one part of an ongoing campaign to seek justice for Graham's death at the hands of an NYPD officer. 

Asian-American Coalition Issues Powerful Statement About Peter Liang's Sentence of Community Service

The ex-NYPD officer will not serve any jail time for killing Akai Gurley. Judge says Liang's fatal shooting of the unarmed Black man was an accident.