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Princeton professor and civil rights activist Cornel West was arrested this afternoon in New York at a protest against the NYPD’s “Stop and Frisk” protests.

West was arrested this past weekend for another protest he was involved in.

The picture above was captured by Russia Today producer Lucy Kafanov.

The issue has been picking up steam this week as New York politicians have been criticizing Police Commissioner Ray Kelly for relying too heavily on the tactic.

Read more at The Atlantic Wire

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