According to a report from the New York Civil Liberties Union, the 90th Precinct, which covers Williamsburg and the western edge of Bushwick, had the fifth highest number of Stop and Frisks in 2011. Of the 17,566 incidents, about 10 percent involved white people. That’s higher than the citywide number of 9 percent. Does this mean that the neighborhood is once again on the cutting edge of … something? Commenting on the figure, NYCLU associate legal director Christopher Dunn said, “As for the whites stopped in the precinct, they are getting a taste of the senseless and unjustified stops that blacks and Latinos across the city experience every day.” … [Read more...] about Some White People Are Getting Stopped and Frisked in Williamsburg
“In other words,” the chief prosecutor wrote, Manson wanted to “start the black-white revolution by making it look like the black people had murdered the five Tate victims and Mr. and Mrs. LaBianca, thereby causing the white community to turn against the black man and ultimately lead to a civil war between blacks and whites, a war Manson foresaw the black man winning.” … [Read more...] about Charles Manson’s murderous imprint on L.A. endures as other killers have come and gone
The menu, which changes often, is thrillingly irreverent. Pork marinated in a recado negro chile paste is stacked up into a black “goth” trompo. A griddle-crisped torta layered with savory breaded cactus is billed as nopales a la milanesa. And for dessert: a citrus-tinged wedge of flan wrapped in a crepe-inspired tortilla. … [Read more...] about Las Taqueras: 3 women in the male-dominated world of tacos
2. With your computer webcam or handheld smartphone, record and attach a 5 min video of you answering ALL of the following: What did you like about this posting? Confirm if this posting applies to you 100% (including personality description, qualifications, schedule, responsibilities, etc.). Tell us in what way(s) you're not ideal for us (be transparent, no one is perfect and that's okay, bonus points for honesty). Have you been a personal assistant before? For who? What was a typical day? Why can you be trusted to care for a dog? Can you cook us delicious food? What else should we know about you? … [Read more...] about Must love dogs: Is this viral SF Craigslist ad for real?