Police officer performing stop and search on youths in Brixton
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Lawrence verdict: Colour-blind society a 'long way off'

Since Stephen Lawrence's death in 1993, the Metropolitan Police has been dramatically transformed in its approach to race and recruitment, training, practices and accountability.

But has it changed enough? Last Friday a group of young men filming a video in Brixton were subject to a police stop and search, which was captured on film.

Newsnight caught up with one of the men who was stopped, PJ Taylor, to ask him about the incident. He and numerous others who spoke to the programme say the police still have a long way to go.

Richard Watson reports.

  • 05 Jan 2012
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