Racial Profiling after Pearl Harbor and September 11th Attacks

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Racial Profiling is the discrimination of someone’s race. Many think that it is wrong thing to do and many think it’s right. Some people may think that it will help out scoping out the ones that might do bad and some think that it is wrong because it is like judging a book by its cover. Racial profiling has been a major problem for many years. Major events like the bombing of Pearl Harbor or the attack on the twin towers make it worse because people that don’t originate from the U.S get seen as a problem. After Pearl Harbor, the Japanese were looked like the enemy because they were Japanese and were considered a threat because the people that bombed Pearl Harbor where of that race. The Japanese where later taken to camps where they kept …show more content…
This tactic that they now use is looking at minorities and seeing how they act while being in the airport. The officers have to sit there and watch the person or group that he is assign to watch to see if they are acting weird or anything in that nature. This method of security is wrong because they are just judging people because of their race. The minority races are the ones targeted the most. Muslims are the ones that are asked to stepped to the side and get searched more because their race. Security might think that they belong to a terrorist group and that they might endanger the people in the airplane. While flying there is always someone that is pulled to the side because of their name or ethnicity. The race they are and the events that have happen has been the major reason for that to happen. More Muslim ethnicity individuals have been pulled to the side and searched more thoroughly. On each flight, a number of passengers are pulled to the side for further security checks even after going through metal detectors and having their luggage scanned and examined for more without reason after the event of 9-11 (Wise). That right there shows that the minority races are being discriminated the most just because of ethnicity. There is statistics that show that white people are less likely to get stopped and frisked than African American and

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