Jumaane Williams, New York City Councilman Arrested for ‘Walking While Black’

The NYPD will discipline three officers for detaining and handcuffing a city councilman and another city official as they walked along a sidewalk during the West Indian American Day Parade in September. According to the New York Civil Liberties Union, the police department’s Internal Affairs Bureau found “sufficient evidence to partially substantiate” complaints lodged by councilman, Jumaane D. […]