April 20, 2013
New York openly practices it, but in what other areas are racially skewed police stops an issue?
by Julie Walker onApril 3, 2013
At the Rev. Al Sharpton's annual conference in New York City, Ray Kelly told activists the practice is also lawful.
March 24, 2013
MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry and guests dig into how the police policy negatively affects all Americans.
March 21, 2013
Kimani Gray's death sparked outrage built on years of tension. But is it possible to heal?
March 16, 2013
Records reveal the officers have a history of civil lawsuits filed against them.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 10, 2012
The outrageous, but not uncommon, interaction in Harlem was captured with a cellphone.
September 17, 2012
We caught up with Sharpton during his campaign to tackle rising violence in our streets.
August 21, 2012
Elongated Thoughts: Fifty-nine percent of New Yorkers believe that police in the city treat whites better than blacks, according to a survey.
July 29, 2012
Melissa Harris-Perry sits in for MSNBC colleague Rachel Maddow and tackles the spread of stop and frisk.
June 17, 2012
Thousands came out on Father's Day 2012 to protest a controversial police practice.
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