In the march against New York’s controversial Stop-And-Frisk initiative, Yasiin Bey has decided to shed light on the subject by dropping off a visual PSA. The Stop-And-Frisk movement encourages law enforcement to regularly confront individuals and to search them without a trace of probable cause. The law is now being investigated, as you can learn more about the trial here as well as get involved here.
- Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) offers song protesting NYPD’s stop-and-frisk program (jebmiddlebrook.wordpress.com)
- NYPD Stop-And-Frisk Trial Ends As Judge Peppers City With Questions (huffingtonpost.com)
- NYPD Releases New Video That Teaches You How to Stop and Frisk (blogs.villagevoice.com)