Ramarley Graham

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Ramarley Graham's Mother Releases Internal NYPD Docs Critiquing Officers Involved in Son's Death

Constance Malcolm: "These documents only add to the evidence that both Sergeant Scott Morris and Officer John McLoughlin must be fired for the killing of my son Ramarley. They are a danger to public safety and should not continue to collect paychecks from the NYPD."

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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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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.

Protestors hold banner that says, "Rise up for Ramarley Graham"

NYPD Disciplinary Hearing Begins for Cop Who Killed Ramarley Graham

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

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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.

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. 

8 Questions for Constance Malcolm, Grieving Mother Turned Activist

Bronx police entered the home of 18-year-old, unarmed Ramarley Graham and shot him to death. Three years later his mother, Constance Malcolm, settled with the city for $3.9 million. Here's why she's still fighting for police accountability.

Ramarley Graham's Family Settles for $3.9M With New York City; Pledge to Pursue Justice

Unarmed teen's shooting helped galvanize New York City around stop-and-frisk reform in 2012.

Ramarley Graham's Parents Drop Off Petition, Rally For Federal Investigation

The petition has more than 33,000 signatures

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