racial profiling

No Hate Crime Charges for Seattle PD's Beating Caught On Camera

The prosecuting attorney apparently doesn’t think racial profiling precipitates hate crimes.

NYPD Declines Hometown Meeting on Racial Profiling

Meanwhile, department’s nationwide take a step toward progressive change.

Reader "Migzilla" Gets Back to Basics on Racial Profiling

It’s too easy to skip past core values and into ideological and legalistic debates.

Voices from Brooklyn: Racial Profiling's Part of Everyday Life Here

It’s not just Arizona. ColorLines speaks with young black men in Brownsville, Brooklyn, about living with NYPD’s profiling policy.

Profiling's Still the Routine for Brooklyn's Black Men

NYT investigation finds 52,000 stop-and-frisks in four years in one neighborhood.

Seattle Cop: 'I'll Beat the F---ing Mexican Piss Out of You Homey'

A freelance photographer’s video of Seattle police kicking a suspect in the head while hurling racial slurs surfaced last week, and is quickly drawing national attention. The video, shot on April 17, is certainly shocking. A group of officers from the Seattle Police Department’s gang unit circle around three suspects they’ve placed on the ground. One man isn’t cuffed, and as he wipes his eyes, Detective Shandy Cobane kicks him in the face–presumably in an effort to stomp on the suspect’s hand.