NAACP president condemns NYC mayor’s defense of ‘Stop and Frisk’

The national president of the NAACP took to a Brooklyn pulpit Sunday to condemn the city’s “Stop and Frisk” policy and recent comments made in support of it by New York City’s mayor.

President Benjamin Todd Jealous chose Nazarene Congregational UCC (United Church of Christ) in Bedford-Stuyvesant as the site for a fiery speech, charging New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg with using scare tactics to justify his use of the controversial policy. Before a modest congregation, Jealous laid out a case against the practice of questioning and searching anyone deemed suspicious.

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