Attorney General James’ NYPD Suit Points Another Finger at Top Cop for Protest Crackdowns

Greg B. Smith, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 14 at 8:40pm ESTby THE CITY Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Dermot Shea were the two biggest names cited by state Attorney General Letitia James in a lawsuit filed Thursday seeking a monitor to oversee the NYPD’s handling of protests. But a

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For New Yorkers Brutalized in Black Lives Matter Marches, Response at Capitol Brings Disbelief and Bitterness

Rachel Holliday Smith and Eileen Grench, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 6 at 10:06pm ESTby THE CITY For many Americans, Wednesday’s insurrection at the Capitol proved shocking. For many New Yorkers who were harassed, arrested or brutalized while marching in support of the Black Lives Matter movement last year, the treatment of

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