Michael Bloomberg apologizes for stop-and-frisk as he mulls presidential run

Michael Bloomberg apologizes for stop-and-frisk as he mulls presidential run
 

Potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy, a practice that he embraced as New York’s mayor and continued to defend despite its disproportionate impact on people of color.
The apology, however, was received skeptically by many prominent activists who noted that it was made as he is taking steps to enter the presidential race ahead of the 2020 US election.
Addressing a black church in Brooklyn on Sunday, Bloomberg said he was “sorry” and acknowledged it often led to the... read more

 
17 November 2019 in World News, Views: 40
Source: Guardian
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