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‘Whose War on Drugs’ #BHeard Town Hall Planned

‘Whose War on Drugs’ #BHeard Town Hall Planned

Brooklyn, Criminal Justice, Health, History, New York, Politics May 22, 2018 at 2:50 pm

“Whose War on Drugs?” – a #BHeard Town Hall – will be held May 23 in Brooklyn.

Columnist Nathan Riley of Gay City News says new policy commissioner Wiliam Bratton should counter police racism (Photo by James Nova, Creative Commons License)

Opinion: Four Pieces of Advice for William Bratton

Crime, LGBTQ, New York December 12, 2013 at 4:50 pm

Repudiating racially motivated policies, reducing marijuana stops, eliminating humiliating stops of transgender individuals and working toward an overall reduction in incarceration rates should be the four key steps taken by the new police commissioner.