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Recently settled suit highlights growth of surveillance-based police stops in New Orleans, advocates and attorneys say

Twenty-five year old Michael Celestine walked outside his friend’s 7th Ward home to take a phone call and smoke a cigarette. Wearing a Tommy Hillfiger puffer jacket on a brisk day in January 2020, he chatted with a friend, walked across the street and then went back inside.  What Celestine didn’t know that is that […]