Leid Stories Stories and news that affect us all

March 15, 2013  

A class-action lawsuit alleging widespread, routine civil-rights violations of men of color by New York City police comes to trial in federal court next week. The NYPD will have to explain why, in one year alone, police made 685,724 stops of Black and Latino males under its stop-and-frisk “anti-crime” tactics when more than 90 percent of them were baseless. Leid Stories examines the psychological impact of the stop-and-frisk program on innocent victims – the focus of an in-depth report that will be introduced at trial.

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