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What Good Is Christian Faith to Contemporary Protesters?
Originally Posted: 12/05/2014 - 4:22pm | Type: Blog

How can we continue to cultivate a Christianity that does not abandon the body to cultivate the soul, but neither abandons the soul to improve the body? And how can we put into practice such a non-dualistic fa ...

Bill Hybels Speaks Out on Ferguson
Originally Posted: 12/04/2014 - 5:32pm | Type: Blog

Bill Hybels, Senior Pastor for Willow Creek Community Church, spoke out last week on the ongoing Ferguson protests. In the video, shared this week by Willow Creek Church-affiliated artist group The Tungsten Co ...

N.Y.P.D. Officer Cleared in the Choking of Eric Garner
Originally Posted: 12/03/2014 - 3:34pm | Type: Blog

Just over one week after a grand jury elected not to indict Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, a Staten Island grand jury has cleared an NYPD police officer of any criminal charge in the death of ...

Muslims Welcome Shuttering of NYPD Spying Unit
Originally Posted: 04/16/2014 - 1:39pm | Type: Blog

Muslim and civil rights groups welcomed the news that the New York City Police Department’s Demographics Unit will disband but said they still fear they may be targets of warrantless surveillance. ...

Muslim Mother Seeks Justice for the Son She Lost on 9/11
Originally Posted: 09/11/2013 - 8:17am | Type: Blog

It’s been five years now that Talat Hamdani has been able to talk about her son without crying, but she still prefers mostly not to tell his story. It’s been five years now that T ...

Muslims Criticize Bloomberg Veto of NYPD Watchdog
Originally Posted: 07/26/2013 - 8:37am | Type: Blog

Muslim-American civil rights groups are criticizing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for vetoing a bill on Tuesday that would have created an independent inspector general to oversee the New York City Pol ...

Muslims Detail Fear from NYPD Spy Probe
Originally Posted: 03/11/2013 - 3:37pm | Type: Blog

Muslim and civil rights organizations say a New York Police Department program to secretly monitor Islamic communities has created so much fear and suspicion among Muslims that many find it impossible to lead ...

Former U.S. Solider Sues NYPD Over Muslim Surveillance
Originally Posted: 07/11/2012 - 3:46pm | Type: Blog

Syed Farhaj Hassan said that he’s been “betrayed” by the New York City police department for its years of post-9/11 spying on Muslim communities in New Jersey. At 26, Syed Farhaj ...

Muslims Sue to Stop NYPD Spying Program
Originally Posted: 06/06/2012 - 3:26pm | Type: Blog

Muslim civil rights activists are headed to court to end a New York City Police Department program that they say violates their constitutional rights by spying on Muslims based only on their religion. ...

NYPD Did No Wrong in Secretly Surveilling N.J. Muslims, Attorney General Report Says
Originally Posted: 05/29/2012 - 10:01am | Type: Blog

The three-month probe, ordered by Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa, concluded there was no evidence to show the NYPD’s activities in the state violated New Jersey’s civil or criminal laws. ...

FBI Says Muslims’ Trust is Broken by NYPD Spying
Originally Posted: 03/08/2012 - 12:09pm | Type: Blog

As friction over the New York Police Department's spying on New Jersey Muslims continues to grow, the state's top FBI officer said the uproar is damaging his agency's ability to gather important ...

Colbert on OWS Evictions: "Linking Arms is a Dangerous Act of Aggression."
Originally Posted: 11/16/2011 - 11:41am | Type: Blog

"The founders never intended indefinite free speech. They assumed after two weeks any protest would be wiped out by small pox.” — Stephen Colbert The Colbert Report ...

Paramilitary attack on Occupy Wall Street: An Eye Witness Account
Originally Posted: 11/15/2011 - 2:27pm | Type: Blog

An eye-witness account of the New York City Police Department's early-morning raid on the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park from the Dave MacMillan, a member of Eighth Day community of the Ch ...

The Latest News on Occupy Wall Street Under Siege: Judge Allows Occupiers Back In, 5K+ books destroyed, Journalists Arrested, Protesters Occupy Church Lot
Originally Posted: 11/15/2011 - 1:12pm | Type: Blog

The Latest News on Occupy Wall Street Under Siege: Judge Allows Occupiers Back In, 5K+ Books from OWS Library Destroyed by Police, Journalists Arrested, Protesters Occupy Church Lot ...