01/18/2013 11:19 am ET

Activists, Pols Try To Revive Movement To End Stop-And-Frisks

HARLEM -- Elected officials and community activists gathered in East Harlem Thursday to try to jumpstart the movement against the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk policy.

City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito, who represents East Harlem, said she organized the event in her district because the 23rd Precinct, which polices the area, led Manhattan in stop-and-frisks.

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