J.D. Williams of ‘The Wire’ Says Stop-and-Frisk Cops Forget He’s Not a Real Drug Dealer

From Hypervocal:

Onscreen, J.D. Williams shot and killed a 16-year-old whose loyalty to a local drug ring was suspect. In real life, he’s an actor from New Jersey who commutes to New York for auditions, and like many other young black men in the city, is often stopped and frisked by police. In the case of the very recognizable actor, however, cops often approach him because they think they recognize him from a previous arrest.

(via Poor Mojo)