Data released Friday by the New York Police Department (NYPD) shows that 81 percent of coronavirus enforcement summonses from March 16 to May 5 were issued to black and Latino residents.
Patrisse Cullors has thrown her support behind both Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren in a dual endorsement.
Congresswoman attacks billionaire's 2020 campaign during a radio interview with "The Breakfast Club."
During Wednesday's Democratic Debate both former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg and former Vice President Joe Biden took credit for ending stop-and-frisk, however retired Judge Shira Scheindlin said they had nothing to do with it.
"He is a threat because he's already dropped $400 million in this campaign," said the Massachusetts senator.
Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg said the stop-and-frisk policy used by New York police during his tenure "got out of control" at the ninth Democratic debate in Nevada Wednesday. But former Vice President Joe Biden said Bloomberg continued the practice even after he was asked to stop.
The billionaire businessman has spent about $418 million on television ads, which is about $100 million more than all of the other Democratic contenders combined.
"I still do not think he is the best candidate for our country," the Democratic presidential candidate noted.
"He felt the policy was executed well under Mayor Giuliani," Marc Short told CNN.
"What is this stuff that he's condemning stop-and-frisk?" Trump's personal lawyer asked.
"The Late Show" host also compared Mike Bloomberg to President Donald Trump, "another New York billionaire with a questionable history with women."
The number of reported police stops per year increased by about 700 percent in New York City from 2002 to 2011, when Bloomberg was mayor.
The president, who has been accused of making racist remarks, attempted to jump on the billionaire businessman as #BloombergIsRacist trended on Twitter.
"Mike Bloomberg isn't much different from Donald Trump. He has a history of racism and he's a wealthy white man who decided to buy the election," Frederick Joseph tweeted.
The Democratic 2020 candidate and former New York City mayor made the remarks in a 2015 talk at the Aspen Institute.
"At some point in time, you do too much of one thing, then you should stop doing it," the billionaire presidential candidate said.
I clerked for the federal judge who ultimately found stop-and-frisk unconstitutional, and Bloomberg excoriated the ruling. There's no doubt in my mind his apology is insincere.
Critics are skeptical after the former New York City mayor apologized for the "stop-and-frisk" policy he aggressively enforced for more than a decade.
Yes, there are ways for law enforcement to prevent crime without placing unarmed black men in chokeholds and dressing like soldiers in a war zone.
Atlanta police chief George Turner explains how to make a police force reflect the community its serves.
Yes and no, according to community leaders and new data.
The City paid $30,000 in a 2013 settlement stemming from Pantaleo's behavior