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Students from PS 208 performing Brazilian Dance during the Drums Along the Hudson festival in 2011.  (Photo by Joseph Rodman / DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: After Payout in NYPD Brutality Case, Couple Remains Defiant

Crime, Demographics May 18, 2012 at 11:30 am

The Brooklyn couple who just received a $360,000 settlement in their police brutality lawsuit against the NYPD speak out; Colorlines connects new Census numbers showing that white babies are now the minority with Alabama’s harsh immigration law; and previews of this weekend’s Malcolm X day celebration and a dance festival in Inwood.

Civil rights attorneys Evelyn and Michael Warren settled their case against the city over a 2007 incident in which they say they were beaten by police officers. (Photo by Amadi Ajamu/Amsterdam News)

City Settles Police Brutality Case, Paying $360,000 to Brooklyn Couple

Crime May 14, 2012 at 7:16 pm

A Brooklyn couple claimed a small victory earlier today when they settled a lawsuit claiming police brutality for $360,000, according to NY1. Amsterdam News provides some background on the case in which the couple, both noted civil rights lawyers, said they were beaten by police.