Up Next

The most glamorous poop on Earth

Molly Crabapple: How 'broken windows' policing harms people of color

Last summer, a New York city police officer choked a black grandfather named Eric Garner to death. Garner was suspected of selling loose cigarettes. The arrests of people like Garner are part of a controversial policing tactic called Broken Windows. Broken Windows claims to prevent large crimes by cracking down on small ones. But it’s really about controlling and punishing communities of color, through police encounters that can sometimes be deadly.

Exit video view mode
Exit video view mode
×
To Watch This Video

Select your TV provider, sign in and watch!

More providers to come soon.