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National and local groups hail historic protections against profiling based on race, sexual orientation and gender identity; urge legislators to override veto.
FIERCE holds Know Your Rights Ball for LGBT youth to provide education about dangers of police discriminatory practices such as Stop and Frisk.
GLAAD joins nearly 300 organizations in solidarity to march in protest to the marginalizing practices by the NYPD in the End Stop and Frisk: Silent March Against Racial Profiling.
Melissa Harris-Perry brings on various panelists to discuss growing number of problems that are affecting LGBT communities of color. Guests include Rev. Al Sharpton and Alan Jenkins of Opportunity Agenda.
Yesterday, GLAAD and several other LGBT, civil rights, faith and labor organizations held a press conference at the historic Stonewall Inn to rally together against New York’s “Stop and Frisk” policy and to announce joint support for the June 17th silent march against police harassment.