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Thousands March Silently to Protest Stop-and-Frisk Policies

posted on June 18, 2012

The New York Times’ John Leland and Colin Moynihan report that this past Sunday thousands of demonstrators marched down New York City’s Fifth Avenue to protest the New York Police Department’s “stop-and-frisk” policies. Hundreds of organizations endorsed the march, including leading religious, civil rights, and gay, lesbian, and transgender groups. “The turnout reflected the growing alliance between civil rights groups and gay and lesbian activists,” writes Leland and Moynihan, “who in past years have often kept each other at arm’s length.” 

Read at The New York Times