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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; While a national conversation about police brutality and racial profiling continues, the Alvar Branch of the New Orleans Public Library (913 Alvar St.) is doing its part to educate young patrons about their rights when interacting with the police. On ...

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Know your rights, teen edition: New Orleans Public Library to hold rights seminar with NOPD


While a national conversation about police brutality and racial profiling continues, the Alvar Branch of the New Orleans Public Library (913 Alvar St.) is doing its part to educate young patrons about their rights when interacting with the police.

On Saturday, Jan. 17 the Alvar Branch Teen Program invites young people to ask Roderick Franklin, the New Orleans Police Department?s (NOPD) 5th District Community Coordinator, questions about their rights.

Charlotte Horne-Hoonsan, a coordinator for the library, drew up a flier to advertise the event that asks the following questions: <i>Do I have to show my ID? Can I film the Police? What should I do if I feel like I have been mistreated or discriminated against by an officer?? [ Read more ]

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