The NYPD is evicting poor minority families from their homes -- even when they haven't committed a crime
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The NYPD is Kicking People Out of Their Homes, Even if They Haven’t Committed a Crime

The morning of May 4, 2011, Jameelah El-Shabazz watched out the window of her Bronx apartment as a team of police officers fanned across the rooftop of Banana Kelly High School. The 43-year-old mother of five said she didn’t think much of the scene — drug raids were common in her neighborhood. As she did most…