New York City cops make upwards of a half-million stops of private citizens each year, questioning and frequently frisking these men, women and children. The overwhelming majority of those stopped are black or Latino, and the overwhelming majority are innocent of any wrongdoing. A true “teachable moment” would focus a spotlight on such outrages and the urgent need to stop them.
Monday, August 03, 2009
Anger Has Its Place
Bob Herbert, New York Times Op-Ed, August 1, 2009:
Posted by KC at 8:38 AM