Racial Profiling Research Paper

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Karla Nowicki
Mr. Gleason
12 January 2016
Racial Profiling How would it feel to see someone beaten to the edge of death, just because they were black?
How would feel to be that person, or have it be a family member? In the 21st century, many people are pulled over, accused, beaten, and discriminated simply based on the color of their skin. Racial profiling is treating another person differently or unequally based on their skin tone or race. This profiling not only has to stop in law enforcements but it needs to stop all around the world because we are all seen as equal to whatever higher power there may be, and that we all bleed the same color. Police officers will neglect their duty to protect the citizens, meaning every one of any color, and search or arrest you based on your ethnicity or appearance, as well as your classmates coming to the assumption that just because your skin is anything other
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Looking at the numbers, the statistics are astonishing.
The article, “Jim Crow Policing”, by Bob Herbert published the New York Times on February 2, 2010 addressed the issue of Racial Profiling in law enforcement in New York. The author finds racial profiling to be unnecessary and an abomination towards mankind/society. There have been other situations such as Mike Brown who was an unarmed black teenager that was shot and killed in 2014, by a white police officer, in St. Louis. There are other cases such as the movie, 42, which
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