By Colin Campbell 1/07/12 4:21pm Share this: The rally featured a petition to Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Kelly. A number of elected officials and community activists rallied for “recommitting to police accountability movement” this afternoon, in response to issues ranging from the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practices to an offensive Facebook page . The rally was hosted by Councilman Jumaane Williams and the Public Advocate’s Director of Community Affairs, Kirsten John Foy, who were both infamously arrested last year. “If you’re not going to acknowledge that the NYPD has treated us like second-class citizens, has created a system of apartheid in the city of New York, we’re going to show you that there will be no peace,” Mr.
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In recent days pepper spray has become almost synonymous with the Occupy movement.
This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN : We turn now to the civil rights movement, which has lost two of its torchbearers.