NAACP President and CEO, Benjamin Todd Jealous

NAACP President and CEO, Benjamin Todd Jealous

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NAACP Commends Court Ruling that Stop-and-Frisk Violates Constitutional Rights

“This is a groundbreaking victory. Judge Scheindlin recognized what the NAACP has been saying for years: the racial profiling tactic of stop-and-frisk has no place in our enlightened society,” stated NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous. “We hope that Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Kelly will heed this decision and end their crude and abusive policy. We will continue to stand up with the tens of thousands of New Yorkers who marched with us last June and fight for the protections of the Community Safety Act.”