The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement condemns the targeting and harassment of community organizations by the New York Police Department. The recently released NYPD intelligence report documenting the surveillance of our organization surrounding the 2008 Sean Bell case, reveals that the NYPD, not only violates the civil rights of individuals in our community, but also our organizations.
MXGM calls for an end to the ongoing police brutality committed against individuals in our community as well as
The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that the number of ant-Muslim groups tripled in 2011, jumping from 10 in 2010 to 30. The SPLC said the FBI reported a 50 percent jump in anti-Muslim hate crimes in 2010.
And now we learn from the Associated Press that the New York Police Department’s secretive Demographics Unit in 2007 spied on Muslims in Newark, New Jersey and spied on Muslim college students in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.
This a rally in response to the 43rd Precinct police again terrorized the family and neighbors of Bronx grandmother and activist awarded $10 million for the wrongful death of her son by NYPD and acquitted last year by a jury of bogus charges leveled against her by police who brutalized her in her own home three years ago.
According to one eyewitness about August 8th: A little after 11pm Saturday night, I was standing in front of Juanita's building when this all went down (Juanita was having a co