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The Voice Reports from the Silent March Against Stop-and-Frisk

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As we mentioned before in the post about Mr. Martin and Mr. Graham speaking on behalf of their deceased sons, the stop-and-frisk silent march will start promptly at 3 this afternoon.

Our fellow Voice scribe Steven Thrasher (follow him on Twitter for live updates) will be on the ground reporting alongside photojournalist C.S. Muncy (@CSMuncyPhoto).
4:50pm: Thrasher tweets that a “cacophony of sound” ended the march.
4:41pm: The protest edges closer to Bloomberg territory:
 

4:31pm: Muncy gets physical to grab a good shot: 

4:05pm: Thrasher spots City Comptroller John Liu way in the back of the march.
3:36pm: Tweeter @thehandofmartin sends us a picture of the scene from above; hundreds of protestors in sight:
 
3:30pm: Muncy on the difference between #OWS and this march: 

Odd feeling. I’ve gotten so used to chasing the crowd, not used to silent, slow matches. 

3:21pm: Thrasher tweets on the united forces: “Just saw my first rainbow flag.”

2:53pm: C.S. Muncy takes a beautiful shot of the march’s onset:


Check back for updates throughout the afternoon.