The New York Civil Liberties Union today unveiled the “Stop and Frisk Watch” app that allows New Yorkers to monitor police activity and report NYPD officers who conduct unlawful stop-and-frisk encounters and other police misconduct.

“Stop and Frisk Watch is about empowering individuals and community groups to confront abusive, discriminatory policing,” NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman said in a statement. “The NYPD’s own data shows that the overwhelming majority of people subjected to stop-and-frisk are black or Latino, and innocent of any wrongdoing. At a time when the Bloomberg administration vigorously defends the status quo, our app will allow people to go beyond the data to document how each unjustified stop further corrodes trust between communities and law enforcement.”

In February the NYPD released stop-and-frisk statistics to the City Council that revealed the highest number of stops ever recorded in one year. Out of 684,330 stop-and-frisk stops, 87% percent of those stopped in 2011 were black or Latino, and nine out of ten persons stopped were not arrested, nor did they receive summonses.

An NYCLU analysis showed that black and Latino males between the ages of 14 and 24 accounted for 41.6 percent of stops in 2011, though they make up only 4.7 percent of the city’s population. The number of stops of young black men exceeded the city’s entire population of young black men.

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September 24th 2013 “Akir” performed in front of a packed audience at Faces In The Crowd Showcase at the legendary SOB’s NYC. He was the featured artist of this showcase.

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Chino XL | ‘Here To Save You All' | April 9, 1996 | American Recordings | Marketed by Rhino Entertainment | Warner Bros. Records | Still one of my favorite albums - Chino XL is a master lyricist and it’s been an honor to cross paths and build with him on a few occasions over the years. He’s good peoples & adds some much needed balance to hip-hop. (Release date via Wiki). 

Basically Immortal Technique had to scrap a few tracks from his upcoming album “The Middle Passage” due to sample clearances, and is going to release a follow up to his 2011 free release “The Martyr” at an undisclosed date.

He also confirmed that he will be working on a Rebel Armz album, which is basically Immortal’s equivalent to Vinnie Paz’s Army of the Pharoahs. Included members of the Armz are Chino XL, Poison Pen, Swave Sevah, Akir, and others. 

In other words, looks like a lot of dope shit is in the works. 

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Hope you enjoy this video of us from our last visit @ Yoko Ono’s Meltdown Festival (Southbank Centre) Royal Festival Hall. You don’t want to miss my crew when they come to your town.

I shit on cats and jaw tap ‘em
Show no compassion like having a straight faced orgasm
Tour jack ‘em, have his half a ten bitch suck my friend’s dick
In the mean time, you can French kiss this clenched fist
Diabolic, a one man brigade spreading cancer plague
fist-fucking a pussy’s face, holding a hand grenade
So if I catch you bluffin’
Faggot, you’re less than nothing
I just had to get that stress off my chest like breast reduction
—  Immortal Technique feat. Diabolic-Hidden Track
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