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Mitch Smith


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January 2016: Journalist.

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Employee/Contractor/Fellow/Freelancer (past or present) New York Times Source Jul 16, 2016

Articles and Resources

Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at:
Jul 16, 2016 Philando Castile, Fatally Shot in His Car, Was a Magnet for Minor Traffic Stops

QUOTE: In a 13-year span, Philando Castile was pulled over by the police in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region at least 49 times, an average of about once every three months, often for minor infractions....The episode, to many, is a heartbreaking illustration of the disproportionate risks black motorists face with the police... growing national debate over racial bias in law enforcement.

New York Times
Jan 09, 2016 Flint Wants Safe Water, and Someone to Answer for Its Crisis

QUOTE: Shortly after officials switched the source of their drinking water to the Flint River from Lake Huron in April 2014 to save money, residents started complaining that their tap water looked strange, tasted bad and caused rashes. But not until the fall of 2015, when the water was found to have elevated levels of lead that were reflected in children’s blood, did state officials swing into action. Now they are scrambling to address a situation that has endangered the health of Flint’s children and generated untold costs and anxiety.

New York Times