Saturday, June 16, 2012
NY Trans Community Speaking Out Against Stop And Frisk
87% of the people being stopped and frisked are non-white, with a large chunk of those non whites being stopped and frisked are you guessed it, non-white trans people.
Check out Agnes Chung's report about transpeople in the Jackson Heights area calling out the NYPD stop and frisk policy and how it is deleteriously affecting them.
There was also a meeting at the historic Stonewall Inn involving Rev Al Sharpton and Benjamin Jealous of the NAACP.discussing this issue as well that reported in the Village Voice.