A man recounts his Stop and Frisk arrest and the ripples it makes in his life and close relationships over the following years. He wrestles with how to place what happened to him alongside the tragic stories fueling the current national dialogue on Racial Profiling. At turns, comic and reflective, this short docudrama is a voice for the "non-sensational" stories, which can get lost among the headlines permeating news and social media. It suggests that one's own awareness of subtler forms of racism needs to be cultivated for change to be truly radical.
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"Mayor Bloomberg on stop-and-frisk: It can be argued ‘We disproportionately stop whites too much. And minorities too little"
"We believe in ending the overuse of stop-and-frisk that has unfairly targeted young African-American and Latino men."
"There was a 13-year-old Mexican in the group. "Polanco, cuff him." I said, "For what?" "Cuff him, "Bring him in." "For what?" "Oh, we will figure it out later."
"time to “enact justice for communities that have been affected by stop-and-frisk abuses"
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