NYPD motto

What Police Protect and Serve Motto Means

Victims of killer cops and other forms of police brutality, mostly Black males, understand the “motto” best of all. So does an unidentified 18-year-old Brooklyn woman, New York detectives Edward Martins and Richard Hall charged…

Norman Finkelstein

Political Persecution of Norman Finkelstein

Finkelstein is a high-profile target of state-sponsored persecution for staunchly supporting Palestinian rights, along with stinging criticism of Zionism and Israel – touching the right nerves with scholarly accuracy. A personal note. I owe him…

Herman Bell

Herman Bell’s Beat-Down

On September 5, Herman survived a "beat-down" by five to seven white correctional officers half his age at Great Meadow prison -- one of the more Klan-friendly joints in upstate New York. Two of Herman's…