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Riptide Communications www.riptidecommunications.com & http://twitter.com/RiptideOnline Riptide serves as the megaphone for countless initiatives in human rights, social justice, environmental justice and more, raising profiles and generating visibility often to an international level.

In the process, our services help link our clients to broader networks of support, securing results and a lasting impact. Riptide successfully promotes and brands dozens of organizations, movements, campaigns and individuals; we shape key messages, develop concise materials, target the right audiences, and move issues to the forefront of the news cycle.

Latest on outrageous plan by Rider University to divest iconic music school for huge profit courtesy of Chinese Govt bac...
11/30/2018
Why Is The Chinese Government Trying To Buy A School In New Jersey?

Latest on outrageous plan by Rider University to divest iconic music school for huge profit courtesy of Chinese Govt backed entity, recently operating as a bridge building company, with no experience in higher education, much less music. Thanks to the union, that is the American Association of University Professors, for taking them on in their fight for jobs, transparency and the fate of Westminster Choir College.

An elite music college in Princeton, N.J., is up for sale. Its prospective buyer is a for-profit Chinese company — which is partially owned by the Beijing municipal government.

Check it out: The Bail Project's Robin Steinberg recognized herein!
05/25/2018
Leading the Way in the Fight for Human Rights

Check it out: The Bail Project's Robin Steinberg recognized herein!

Across the country, the fight for social justice goes on with a fervor that for some recalls the civil rights era.

pleased to be working with the American Association of University Professors on their effort to save this legendary musi...
05/07/2018
For Sale: Small Music College, Beloved by Some, Future Uncertain

pleased to be working with the American Association of University Professors on their effort to save this legendary music school.

Rider University’s plan to sell Westminster Choir College to a for-profit Chinese company, puts a spotlight on the struggle of smaller, regional colleges to stay afloat.

NBC News chimes in with this powerful web video on The Bail Project...Check it out.
11/23/2017
The Bail Project Looks to Free Thousands from Jail

NBC News chimes in with this powerful web video on The Bail Project...Check it out.

The Bail Project is a bold new criminal justice initiative, with roots in the South Bronx, that has collected $30 million in donations with the hopes to free over 160,000 people from pretrial detention over the next five years. One young woman in Oklahoma has already benefited from the program.

Props to Randolph McLaughlin and Debra Cohen for this great win!
11/15/2017
Mother of man killed by cop awarded $2.2M in lawsuit

Props to Randolph McLaughlin and Debra Cohen for this great win!

The mother of a mentally ill man shot by cops in his Harlem apartment was awarded $2.2 million on Tuesday — ​and her lawyer promptly blast​ed​ Mayor de Blasio for letting the case go to trial…

Thrilled that Salon has published the first chapter of my wonderful author clients new book. Check it out
08/28/2017
My dinner with Alger Hiss

Thrilled that Salon has published the first chapter of my wonderful author clients new book. Check it out

One night in 1960, the man accused of being a Communist spy came over to our Upper West Side apartment

In the meantime...
05/12/2017
US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

In the meantime...

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is directing federal prosecutors to pursue the most serious charges possible against the vast majority of suspects, a reversal of Obama-era policies that is sure to send more people to prison and for much longer terms.The move has long been expected from S...

Important issue to keep focused on.  In the meantime, #newsanctuary activist Ravi Ragbir gets more time.
04/12/2017
Once Routine, Immigration Check-Ins Are Now High Stakes

Important issue to keep focused on. In the meantime, #newsanctuary activist Ravi Ragbir gets more time.

Under President Trump, a ritual for some unauthorized immigrants, who are required to meet periodically with an ICE officer, has turned threatening.

No small victory here.  Have to hand it to the judicial branch for standing firm again.
04/10/2017
Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law

No small victory here. Have to hand it to the judicial branch for standing firm again.

The judge ruled that the law was enacted with the intent to discriminate against black and Hispanic voters.

We had the privilege of working with David for many years.  No one better, more equipped to take down Trump's agenda
04/01/2017
How this attorney plans to stop Trump

We had the privilege of working with David for many years. No one better, more equipped to take down Trump's agenda

David Cole, the ACLU's new legal director, is working to block the overreach of the Trump administration.

02/17/2017
The NYPD and the Mentally Ill

Important piece from long term clients who represent the family of #mohamedbah who was killed by the NYPD in 2012

Randolph M. McLaughlin and Debra S. Cohen, co-counsel to the family of Mohamed Bah, write that there has been an increased and dangerous reliance on untraine...

Op ed from Bronx Defenders connects NYC broken window policing to Trumps anti-immigrant policies
02/15/2017
Sanctuary Cities in Name Only

Op ed from Bronx Defenders connects NYC broken window policing to Trumps anti-immigrant policies

“Zero tolerance” policing simply furthers Trump’s anti-immigrant agenda.

Important ruling in struggle for justice for Mohamed Bah. Note that Judge will hold hearing on whether Police destroyed ...
02/01/2017
Judge to rule on cops who shot, killed mentally ill man in 2012

Important ruling in struggle for justice for Mohamed Bah. Note that Judge will hold hearing on whether Police destroyed evidenc1

A judge will weigh whether the NYPD grossly mishandled evidence in the fatal police-involved shooting of an emotionally disturbed man.

NYC needs not only to deal with racism on the force but alcoholism too.  Hopefully this case will send a powerful messag...
01/31/2017
Man recalls horror after drunk NYPD cop blasted car with shots

NYC needs not only to deal with racism on the force but alcoholism too. Hopefully this case will send a powerful message.

After a drunk NYPD cop blasted his car with 14 bullets — striking his friend six times — Robert Borrelli didn’t see blood.

Indeed
01/30/2017
Trump Is Violating the Constitution

Indeed

The president of the United States is supposed to serve the American people, not himself, and certainly not the interests of foreign states. President Trump chose to seek this office, and this responsibility. He is trying to have it both ways, serving himself, his family, and his far-flung business…

See the shooter on the right. He will testify in the $21 million federal civil rights trial on Monday, November 14. Pack...
11/11/2016
Conflicting testimonies in White Plains wrongful death trial

See the shooter on the right. He will testify in the $21 million federal civil rights trial on Monday, November 14. Pack the courthouse!

Thursday brought different versions of what happened after mentally ill black man Kenneth Chamberlain was fatally shot in 2011.

Trial begins.  Anyone who can please come to court and support the family and let the jury and court know the world is p...
11/10/2016
Cop moved Westchester man's dead body after shooting: testimony

Trial begins. Anyone who can please come to court and support the family and let the jury and court know the world is paying attention

Police dragged the body of a mentally ill man by the feet after he was fatally shot by a cop in his Westchester apartment five years ago.

Meanwhile the struggle for justice continues. Here is the latest Daily News story in the ongoing trial of the White Plai...
11/10/2016
Cop moved Westchester man's dead body after shooting: testimony

Meanwhile the struggle for justice continues. Here is the latest Daily News story in the ongoing trial of the White Plains, NY police department murder of disabled African American vet Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr. The News has done a stellar job of covering the story, which has also been featured in the NY Times and AP. If any of you are in the White Plains area or anywhere nearby please stop by to support Ken, Jr. and show the court and the jury that people are paying attention.http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/responding-testifies-kenneth-chamberlain-death-trial-article-1.2866375

Police dragged the body of a mentally ill man by the feet after he was fatally shot by a cop in his Westchester apartment five years ago.

another curtain raiser, this one from the AP
11/07/2016
Deadly Police Response to Medical Alert Focus of Trial

another curtain raiser, this one from the AP

When Kenneth Chamberlain Sr.'s medical alert pendant accidentally went off five years ago, the 68-year-old told police who showed up that he was fine, barred them from entering his apartment and repeatedly asked them to go away. They didn't. That set off a tense, 90-minute standoff that...

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