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NYPD is Sued by Family of Brooklyn Teen

Friday, April 18, 2014

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The family of Kimani Gray, who was killed by the police a year ago,  is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the NYPD. 

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A Day After Funeral, Another March For Kimani Gray

Sunday, March 24, 2013

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About 100 protestors rallied and marched to the 67th police precinct in East Flatbush, Brooklyn on Sunday calling for an independent investigation into the shooting of 16-year-old Kimani Gray. He was killed by plainclothes officers on March 9.

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WNYC News

Kimani Gray's Wake & Funeral This Weekend

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Kimani Gray, the 16-year-old who's shooting death by plain clothes police officers sparked a series of protests in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, will be laid to rest this weekend.

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Officers in Kimani Gray Shooting Part of Growing Trend

Monday, March 18, 2013

The two NYPD officers involved in the shooting of 16-year-old Kimani Gray have been sued for civil rights violations, stemming from stop-and-frisk. The city settled those cases out of court, paying $215,000 in total. But that's a small fraction of how much the city pays out annually, which is on the rise according to reports and lawyers.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Talks Stop and Frisk and Kimani Gray Shooting on Tell Me More

Monday, March 18, 2013

On Monday, Brian joined NPR's Tell Me More to discuss the Kimani Gray shooting and the larger context of policing and "stop and frisk" policies in New York. Shanduke McPhatter, the other guest, was on the Brian Lehrer Show last week as part of an East Flatbush community leader's forum.

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WNYC News

Business Suffers in East Flatbush, Following Shooting

Friday, March 15, 2013

East Flatbush is a neighborhood on edge after the shooting death last weekend of a young man by police led to unrest along Church Avenue.  The street is also a shopping hub, and the tension there has been bad for business.

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In Harm's Way: Remembering the Life of Kimani Gray

Friday, March 15, 2013

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It’s been nearly a week since 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot by plainclothes officers in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Days of protest have followed with people in the community expressing anger as the city defended the officers' use of deadly force. His mother, Carol Gray, has been struggling this week to separate the details of her son’s life with how he died.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

CPAC and GOP's Future; STEM Learning; East Flatbush Unrest

Friday, March 15, 2013

The Conservative Political Action Conference is underway. Rich Lowry, editor of National Review discusses the conference and what it signals about the future of the GOP. Plus: Promoting STEM learning; more reaction to the first Jesuit pope; a forum on the unrest in East Flatbush following the shooting of Kimani Gray; and Twenty Minutes in Manhattan.

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Mother of Slain Teen Calls for Justice, Mayor Defends NYPD

Thursday, March 14, 2013

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The mother of a 16-year-old boy shot and killed by police last weekend said her son was not part of a gang and never hurt anyone. 

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Community Leaders Blame 'Outside Groups' For East Flatbush Violence

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Community leaders in East Flatbush, Brooklyn say violence that has erupted over the past few days, following the killing of 16-year-old Kimani Gray, has been caused by people from outside the community.

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Flatbush Community Reels after Another Night of Violence

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Dozens of tall burning candles, handmade posters and two wine bottles wrapped in red bandanas remain at a vigil in East Flatbush for a 16-year-old boy shot dead by police last Saturday. That corner on Church Avenue and 55th Street is where a Wednesday evening vigil turned violent, for the second time this week, resulting in 46 arrests.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Marina Abramović; Kimani Gray Fallout; Valle Verdict

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Performance artist Marina Abramović discusses her new project blending art and neuroscience called "Measuring the Magic of Mutual Gaze." During the interview, both her and Brian's brain waves will be recorded and explored in real-time. Plus: Council Member Jumaane Williams on the vigil in response to the shooting of Kimani Gray; what the Gilberto Valle trial tells us about "thought crime;" and bioethicist Nita Farahany continues a series on medical ethics.

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Residents Say Simmering Tensions Led to Violence After Vigil

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the violence that erupted last night after a vigil for a teen shot by police was a one-time incident — but residents say it was fueled by long-simmering tensions between the police and the community.

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