Seema Sadanandan is an organizer for the ACLU of the Nation’s Capital.
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Sunday, August 25, 2013
Living Under the Cloud of Stop-and-Frisk
“It’s the jump-out cars you have to watch out for,” said a young boy from the back of the crowded room at the Kenilworth Housing Development. He was referring to the Metropolitan Police Department vice squad’s roving, unmarked cars, ubiquitous in most of the District’s black neighborhoods, from which officers jump out and aggressively “stop and frisk” people.