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March 28, 2013

Broadcast: Stop and Frisk Trial: Day 7

The Stop and Frisk trial continued in Federal District Court with testimony by the three police officers who stopped and frisked David Floyd in front of his own home. #Floyd is one of the plaintiffs in the class action suit brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights against the City of New York. Outside the courtroom members of the LGBTQ community [ including members of Make the Road New York] support the Legal Challenge to NYPD Stop and Frisk practices.

To listen to the broadcast, click here.

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