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“ For the first time, New York City leaders will make a concerted effort to formally bring the stop-and-frisk issue to the attention of Congress.
Representative Yvette Clarke of Brooklyn plans to brief members of Congress Thursday afternoon about what she calls racial profiling and other abuses by the New York City police department during stop and frisks. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus and the Congressional Progressive Caucus are expected to attend.
“I think New York City is probably one of the more egregious examples of racial profiling, but this is not … Full Story