New Yorkers will be watching to see if Bratton delivers on his pledge to forge a bond of legitimacy and trust between the community and police.
Stories of young black people getting detained for purchasing luxury items are getting more media attention. The unfounded arrests unfortunately have a long legacy.
Kayla Phillips is a 21-year-old nursing student from Brooklyn. After receiving her tax refund, she decided to treat herself to a $2,500 Celine handbag from Barneys New York — one of New York City’s premier retailers. Phillips planned to buy the orange bag for a long time, and when she received the refund, she felt the timing was right.