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The Hero Who Challenged Stop-And-Frisk Is Everything Donald Trump Is Not

It’s a historical irony that Louis Stokes’s autobiography is being published now, just as Donald Trump has become the most prominent politician in recent memory to champion aggressive stop-and-frisk policing. Stokes is the national treasure who first challenged stop-and-frisk before the Supreme Court. His law career was followed by three decades in Congress as Ohio’s first black representative.
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