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Brooklyn District Attorney Recommends No Jail Time For Peter Liang, Rookie Cop Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Shooting Of Akai Gurley


Peter Liang’s sentencing is set for April 14th, however, today the Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson issued a statement that he does not recommend prison time for Liang.  This may come as a victory for the protesters, particularly in NYC’s Chinese community, who feel like the conviction was racially-biased and scapegoated …

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“I Can’t Be Racist I Have A (Insert Ethnicity Here) Friend!” Study Finds Whites Disparaging Minorities Appear Less Racist When Mentioning Asian-American Friends

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We’ve all been there. You’re having a conversation about social issues that quickly pivots to an argument about race in America, with one person making increasingly uncomfortable statements. You try to avoid making a scene, but then you realize that you don’t owe this person anything – least of all …

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