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The Target: Stop-and-Frisk's Damaging Toll on Families and Communities

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Published on Aug 21, 2013

Keeshan Harley is an ordinary 18-year-old from Brooklyn. He goes to school, hangs out with his friends and writes poetry. And, since he was 13, he says he's been stopped by the New York Police Department nearly 150 times.

Watch this video to learn more about how the NYPD's stop, question and frisk policy is testing the strengths of one Brooklyn family, then read how community groups, activists and the New York City Council are organizing against stop-and-frisk: http://thenat.in/1bTPDmp

Editor's note: In the video above, Keeshan's mother is incorrectly identified as "Cynthia." Her name is "Safiya."

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