Breaking the Police Color Barrier, Investigating the For-Profit Prison Industry

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Battle became the first African American member of the New York City Parole Commission in 1941. Family members attended his City Hall swearing-in.

Edward Tse on how entrepreneurship has changed China’s economy. Arthur Browne, Daily News editorial page editor, on NYC’s first African American cop. Christian Kracht with his novel, Imperium. Eric Markowitz, International Business Times senior writer, details the shady side of prisons and the for-profit industry around incarceration.