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08 January, 2015
NYPD Work Slowdown Is Being Celebrated by New Yorkers of Color | The New Republic
NYPD Work Slowdown Is Being Celebrated by New Yorkers of Color | The New Republic: Sometimes when I watch the video of Eric Garner being choked to death by a swarm of officers who suspected him of selling loose cigarettes, I juxtapose that with my friends’ mischievous giggling as they retreated into the park to smoke an illegal drug in public. I wish we could all have that giddy thrill at little transgressions. But to do that one has to feel that he is free.