Seeking to curb the social injustice phenomenon known as “driving while Black,” Philadelphia has passed legislation the mayor is expected to sign that will bar police from making minor traffic stops.

Once Democrat Mayor Jim Kenney signs the law it would take effect in 120 days, restricting police from stops for busted tail lights and expired inspections, the first major U.S. city to do so, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

Activists have considered those traffic infractions as disproportionately exposing Blacks to traffic stops, leading to the Philadelphia City Council to pass the Driving Equality Bill 14-2 to curb “unequal police practices” against minorities.

Blacks individuals, who represent 43% of the population, have accounted for 72% of stops for vehicle code violations, according to data cited by the bill’s author Councilman Isaiah Thomas.... Read More: Newsmax