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Teen violence at Rikers defies reforms

More than three years after the beating death of 18-year-old inmate Christopher Robinson prompted the New York City Department of Correction to crack down on violence between inmates at the Rikers Island detent...
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Women Ride the Back of Segregated Bus in NY

On the morning of October 12, Melissa Franchy boarded the B110 bus in Brooklyn and sat down near the front. For a few minutes she was left in silence, although the other passengers gave her a noticeably wide be...