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People’s Justice Coalition NYC accuses NYPD of vandalizing “Know Your Rights” billboards

The People's Justice Coalition of New York City is accusing the NYPD of destroying "Know Your Rights" billboards in neighborhoods that face high levels of police violence and harassment. The billboards, paid for by the Center for Constitutional Rights through a grant by the Ford Foundation, are legally installed in neighborhoods in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn, areas PJC says "are continuously subjected to over-policing and violent policing practices, which disproportionately impact people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ people, low-income and poor people, youth and the homeless." Residents in the Bronx who reported seeing NYPD officers tearing down the billboards also reported police harassment and threats. Read more.

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