Teen Raped While in Custody of NYPD


On Sunday, I learned about this news story, and the lack of coverage it has received in the media. Let’s help change that! Please share this story and your thoughts on it as widely as you can. The impunity under which police in this country operate is unlawful and shameful, and it must end.

Marisa Siegel lives, writes, and edits near NYC. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Mills College in Oakland, CA. Her essay “Inherited Anger” appears in the anthology Burn It Down (Seal Press, 2019) and her debut poetry chapbook, Fixed Stars, is forthcoming from Burrow Press in 2022. She is senior acquiring editor for trade at Northwestern University Press, and owner/publisher of The Rumpus. Follow her on Twitter at @marisasaystweet. More from this author →