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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

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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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