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Cornel West arrested for protesting ‘stop and frisk’ in New York City

Princeton professor and noted activist Cornel West was arrested last weekend for protesting in front of the Supreme Court, and on Friday afternoon he repeated the experience in New York City. West was part of a demonstration against the New York Police Department’s “stop and frisk” policy, in which individuals…

NYPD bike cop runs over ‘Occupy Wall St.’ legal observer

During a march this morning, a New York Police Department officer on a motorbike appears to have run over a legal observer with the “Occupy Wall Street” protesters. The man was then dragged across the pavement by police and had a baton placed against his throat, despite his laying there…