Impassioned debate on police street checks at north end meeting
“Street checks make Black folks feel as if we’re criminals,” says social worker Lana MacLean.
March 16, 2017 at 11:07PM
Lana MacLean, a social worker, specializing in race, trauma, culture and crime, told the room the over-representation of Black people among police street checks points to a systemic, endemic problem. MacLean says her own nephew was stopped by police, biking down North Street, on his way home from Oxford School.