New York Police Commissioner Apologizes for Stonewall Raid in 1969


New York’s police commissioner apologized on Thursday for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago that gave rise to the modern LGBT rights movement, describing the incident as "harassment" that was "wrong, plain and simple."Patrons of the bar fought back against the raid on June 28, 1969, leading to unprecedented demonstrations for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the streets of Greenwich Village…

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