Sunday, August 25, 2013

"The Target": One Family's Experience Of Stop-And-Frisk

Federal Judge Shira A. Scheindlin recently rejected the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk practices, and the New York City Council overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg's veto of the Community Safety Act, which increases oversight of the police. The following video, "The Target," from VideoNation, movingly depicts the injustice of the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policies as experienced by Keeshan, 18, a black male college student from Brooklyn, and his concerned mother, Cynthia, who is trying to counsel him to stay calm whenever he's stopped. Watch:

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