Jumaane Williams

It's a significant stamp of approval for the progressive Democrat — and a big step for New York City socialists.
There are other ways for them to make a living, and NYClass, a not-for-profit animal rights organization, has come up with
With reforms like these who'll be surprised by the next high-profile incident of police abuse? Not me.
Another day, another reminder from NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton that the era of "predictive policing", the orwellian idea that cops can predict crime, is already here. This wasn't the first time Bratton has openly talked about such a potentially controversial subject.
Simply “delaying the background check,” he elaborated, “will make it possible for qualified applicants who also happen to
"Body cameras are a huge joke." That was one of the responses of Jewel Miller, mother of Eric Garner's one year old baby daughter, Legacy, to the body camera 'reform' ideas that were now being further embraced around the country after the videotaped shooting death of Walter Scott in South Carolina earlier this month.
NEW YORK -- A march from New York City to Washington, D.C., to protest police brutality started Monday morning in Staten
Cops will never reform themselves. The attempts to bring them closer to us by quite literally packaging us in this same, tired concept of 'community policing' is a spin that no one seeking justice should fall for.
Torres also said he was concerned about police protocol during vertical patrols. "A dimly lit stairwell is no excuse for
Perhaps the call to examine this one case would be understandable if justice came more often, but we've seen these unjust acts in communities of more color for far too long.
Don't look now but there's a media-driven scandal brewing at the NYPD. It's gotten so bad, so fast that Mayor de Blasio and his police commissioner slapped together a meeting with reporters on a Sunday afternoon in order to rail against the press.
Two police unions -- the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association and the Detectives Endowment Association -- had sought to join
It is time we work together to solve this pervasive national problem, and develop ways every city in our country can effectively combat gun violence.
New York City funnels billions of dollars annually into the growth and enrichment of our city. It is time we dedicate our resources to building housing that is truly affordable, for all.
Franclot Graham speaks to his son, Ramarley Graham, in his casket before funeral services, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in the
The family of Kyam Livingston, a 37-year-old mother of two who died in police custody this past July, is suing New York City
While that falls short of the 26 votes needed to secure a majority in the council, it may be big enough to have an influence
A long and bitter fight ended Thursday with the override of the mayoral veto and the passage of the Community Safety Act.
I would never vote for something that I believe would compromise the safety of families in our community. But we cannot keep New York City safe by profiling our neighbors based on their race, religion, sexual orientation, or immigration status.
Kids run this place. That's our magic sauce, our secret formula. You see, we live in a world where the need for youth to