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Mike Bloomberg once blamed banks making loans to black Americans as the cause of the 2008 financial crash

In resurfaced comments from September 2008, Bloomberg said the end of "redlining" put pressure on banks to make riskier loans for homeowners of color.

Trump slammed Bloomberg as ‘racist’ over stop-and-frisk, but the president has repeatedly championed the practice

"I would do stop-and-frisk. I think you have to. We did it in New York, it worked incredibly well," Trump said in 2016.
Mike Bloomberg speaks at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

If Mike Bloomberg wants to move on from ‘stop and frisk,’ he should put his money where his mouth is

The former New York mayor apologized for "stop and frisk." The tens of thousands arrested on low-level marijuana charges still suffer the consequences.

Michael Bloomberg apologizes for stop-and-frisk policy amid a potential presidential run

Michael Bloomberg apologized on Sunday for his support of the NYPD's use of "stop-and-frisk," after years of vigorously defending the program.
Police in Louisville, Kentucky, pulled over 18-year-old Tae-Ahn Lea last August for a minor traffic violation — but then frisked and handcuffed him and asked why he was being so "negative."

Louisville police officers stopped, frisked, and handcuffed a teen driver for making a ‘wide turn,’ then criticized his attitude

The video has since gone viral and sparked a debate over whether police behave too aggressively when handling minor traffic violations.

Trump touts controversial stop-and-frisk for crime in Chicago

President Donald Trump said he wanted stop-and-frisk implemented as a crime-control measure in Chicago.Trump said the policy, which has been found to aid racial profiling by authorities and has no proven correlation to crime reduction "works and was meant for problems like Chicago."

New York police officers haven’t stopped with unconstitutional searches despite a court order three years ago

"Many [police officers] appear not to understand what is expected of them."

The NYPD will now issue ‘receipts’ for street stops

The introduction of 'receipts' comes as the NYPD faces scrutiny for its 'stop-and-frisk' tactics, which critics say disproportionately target minorities.