Suit filed on behalf of 13 black and Latino New Yorkers says stop-and-frisk extension program has left them living in fear.

March against NYC's Stop and Frisk Law used within residences

The NYPD has been under harsh criticism in the Bronx after the shooting death of teenager Ramarley Graham, who was killed by police in his grandmother's bathroom after officers entered without a warrant. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

The New York City police department is facing a federal class action lawsuit over the expansion of its controversial stop-and-frisk program into residential buildings largely populated by African Americans and Latinos.

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