Archive: Civil Rights

New York considers itself to be a sanctuary city. As The New Yorker explains, this means that New York City leaders, from Mayor Bill de Blasio on down, have pledged to protect their undocumented immigrants. Not surprisingly, the Trump administration…

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Ask any New Yorker what the duty of the police ought to be, and most will respond with those two words, “Protect and serve.”   Yet, as many recent police brutality cases here and in other cities have reminded us, the…

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