“Led by Jews of color and their allies, nearly 300 marchers calling for greater police accountability wound their way through downtown New York on Thursday night, ending in the arrest of seven activists for civil disobedience. The evening demonstration came with songs of solidarity and signs in support of the Right to Know Act, a bill before the city council would require New York police officers to identify themselves, like with a business card, during stops and provide more information to citizens about why the stops are happening, and give citizens the right to refuse a search. The legislation comes amid nationwide calls for more police accountability in the use of force. The bill in New York counters decades of ‘stop-and-frisk’ policy, with its height under the reign of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, that sought to circumvent the constitution in the name of pulling guns off the street.” 

This is GREAT!!!

Source: Wilson Dizard. “Hundreds Of Jews March For ‘Black Lives Matter’ In New York.” MondoWeiss.  August 12, 2016. http://mondoweiss.net/2016/08/hundreds-lives-matter/#sthash.Pewh5x8B.dpuf

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