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Bloomberg remains firm on stop and frisk policy despite march

Posted By admin On June 18, 2012 @ 7:33 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
June 18, 2012

Thousands of people marched in silence in New York to protest against street checks by police that rights activists say disproportionately target blacks and Hispanics.

The demonstration, called by civil rights organizations, began in Harlem and moved south through Manhattan to the residence of Mayor Michael Bloomberg in Manhattan’s posh Upper East Side.

Among the groups that took part in the march were the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the National Action Network led by the Reverend Al Sharpton and a union that represents health care workers.

“End Stop and Frisks, Silent March Against Racial Profiling,” said a flyer handed out by protest organizers.

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[1] AFP: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/06/18/bloomberg-remains-firm-on-stop-and-frisk-policy-despite-march/

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