Posts Tagged as "Racial Profiling"

10 Long Beach Youth Explain Why They’re Afraid Of Police

Aug. 22, 2014 / By
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In the days after unarmed black teenager Mike Brown was shot at least six times and killed by police in Ferguson, Miss., thousands of people across the country rallied the streets questioning the militarization of police and the racial harassment of young black and brown people of color in America. While conversations around law enforcement practices have begun to change, one thing has stayed constant: fear. Guns, racial profiling and power—all were cited as reasons why Long Beach youth say they fear the police.

Driving While Mexican

Nov. 16, 2011 / By
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“I got pulled over for no reason,” I said to my father after a night of sightseeing...