Tag Archives: Mohamed Al-Shaaban

VIDEO: Stop-and-Frisk: Racist and Unconstitutional?

Last month, the NYPD released the Stop-and-Frisk statistics report for the year 2011, which underscored a broad public controversy about the NYPD’s  “stop-and-frisk” policy and charges of racial profiling. The data showed that African American and Hispanic New Yorkers accounted for the majority of the nearly 700,000 stops for that year, 52.9 and 33.7 percent […]

Dreaming of Coney Island Jobs

Twenty-year-old Harry Puck grew up in the enchanting shadow of the iconic destination that is Coney Island, and has always wanted to be a part of it. On Sunday, Puck finally got his chance.  He was one of over a thousand applicants that responded to a job-screening event at Lincoln High School, in Ocean Parkway, […]