Although a federal judge recently ruled that the NYPD’s controversial Stop-and-Frisk policy needs to be reformed, the tactic continues to be used by police—and not just in New York. More than a decade of racial profiling has left its mark, and inspired a trio of artists to explore its legacy, drawing on personal experiences as well as comments made by exiting Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  Artists Akil b STRANGe, MC Grizzz, and AJ Cincotta-Eichenfield produced a audiovisual response to Stop-and-Frisk that also speaks to issues of gentrification and coming of age in a racially charged city. 

(h/t Gawker

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