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The Argument Against The Stop-And-Frisk Policy Gets An Upgrade Courtesy Of A Hip-Hop Icon

You might think that the stop-and-frisk policy was dreamed up by everyday beat cops, but according to some inside sources, the order comes straight from the top. Amazingly, an ongoing federal class action lawsuit filed against the New York City Police Department is battling the illegal stop-and-frisk policy, so stay tuned to hear a verdict soon. Hip-hop icon Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, joins the fight to explore the injustice as only he can.

The Argument Against The Stop-And-Frisk Policy Gets An Upgrade Courtesy Of A Hip-Hop Icon

Veteran Chicago radio personality "Ramblin' Ray" Stevens was driving in his car two weeks ago when he passed Braxton Mayes, 20, several times.

"I was on my way home from work Friday and saw a young man walking down Kirk Road," Stevens later recalled. "I dropped my friend off at the studio I work out of and headed home. This young man was still walking. So I drove around the block and asked him if he needed a ride."

"In our town, we help people out," Stevens said.

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