Bring That Week Back: Police Presence "The Butler" Screening Sparks Backlash

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NYC Mayor Says Fingerprints Should Be Used to Enter Public Housing

On Friday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said fingerprinting technology should be used to track individuals entering public housing as a way to “keep bringing crime down there.” Bill Thompson, the sole African-American mayoral candidate, criticized Bloomberg's remarks as another way to criminalize minorities. (Photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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