Seen at the Silent March Against Stop-And-Frisk in New York City (Photos)
On Sunday, June 17, thousands of New Yorkers marched down Fifth Avenue in a silent protest against police brutality and in particular the NYPD's use of stop and frisk to criminalize and terrorize communities of color. (read more) Here are images from the protest courtesy of photographers Sabelo Narasimhan and Ellen Davidson.
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1. Streetwise and Safe (SAS) member illustrates connections between Immigration policy enforcement and local policing. (Photo: Sabelo Narasimhan)
2.A protestor in the People's Justice contingent reminds marchers to stay silent. (Photo: Sabelo Narasimhan)
3. Protesters march behind the handmade International Socialist Org banner that says "Stop Racist Killer Cops." (Photo: Sabelo Narasimhan)
4. A young participant with the Institute for Juvenile Justice Reform and Alternatives (IJJRA) promotes education instead of prisons. (Photo: Sabelo Narasimhan)
5. Protestors with Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) waited for the silent march against stop and frisk to begin. (Photo: Sabelo Narasimhan)