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    opposition against racial profiling is the cause of racial tension. Many feel that it is ineffective because those that are most likely to be profiled against don’t cooperate with law enforcement, even if they are not the ones committing a crime just because they feel discriminated against (“Racial Profiling Pros”). Those who have been racially profiled unjustly find it hard to see how essential it is, which is completely understandable. However, this is where it is played out wrong. Profiling…

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    Racial Profiling or Authorities Doing Their Job? The arrest of a 14-year-old Muslim student at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas sparked a controversy long debated within the United States. Racial profiling. Little did Ahmed Mohamed know that bringing the clock he made from a pencil-case to school would end with him being arrested for the hoax bomb law. In an interview with Chris Hayes of MSNBC, Ahmed tells the story of how he was interrogated on school property for over an hour where he…

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    Law enforcement officials use profiling as part of their daily routine, thus giving them an indication of criminal behaviors, acts, threatening and/or dangerous situations. Although profiling is a part of human nature and has been around for decades, it was not until the 90’s that profiling became a major focus and concern in America, separating the two into: criminal profiling and racial profiling. When comparing and contrasting the two, criminal and racial profiling, it is difficult because…

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    Civil disobedience and Racial profiling are very controversial topic. Many people from difference parts of the country have different view on the topic and will the raise in case over racial profiling like those in Ferguson and Sanford it makes sense for the controversy. Many people because of there views start breaking the law and committing civil disobedience. Is racial profiling happening and is civil disobedience ideal rather then violent protesting? Profiling should be seen as a useful…

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    “Citizen and the Terrorist”, written by Leti Volpp and “No Such thing as Racial Profiling”, authored by Jelani Cobb elaborated on the heated debate surrounding the mistreatment of minorities by government and law enforcement officials. Volpp centralizes her article on the dangers of classifying and targeting of minorities, where as, Cobb centers his argument of the effects of targeting. Notwithstanding some serious deliberation after reading these articles, it can be easily ascertained that…

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    Racial profiling in law enforcement is a problem that has been plaguing America for a long time and Kootenai County is no exception to that . Even though we have a rather small minority group here compared to our neighbors , Spokane , Washington , or far off places like California , and Florida ; in which law enforcement and people of different ethnic groups in these places have problems working together or difficulty even…

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    I would like to talk to you all about what I believe in racial profiling. Racial profiling usually occurs in police officers and some people on the streets. For those who don’t know what racial profiling is, it is the consideration of race by an officer of law in deciding when and how to intervene in an enforcement capacity, wrong but that is how most officers operate as of today. As Americans, we must take action against Racial Profiling because of the hate crimes and execution of innocent…

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    Racial profiling is all too commonplace in modern society, and even in formal literature. Examples of such profiling are two poems, both entitled Incident, written by Countee Cullen and Natasha Trethewey respectively. In these poems a very tangible message of the difficulties faced by different races, is presented to the reader. Using the literary topic lens of values, we can dissect these pieces and find the similarities between them. Such similarities include the social stigma of being…

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    believe that racial profiling does still exist today because people discriminate whether it be your skin color, ethnic background and the stereotypes follow along with it. Racial profiling is targeting individuals for suspicion of crime. Racial profiling is based on your ethnicity,color of skin,religion or national origin. Racial profiling is all around. It is at restaurants,parks, schools, you will most likely see on the news or maybe even when you are walking somewhere. Racial profiling is…

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    known as racial profiling. Hispanics, Asians, African, and Americans are mostly targeted. Racial profiling tends to lead to racism and fear. The impacts extends much more for those whom directly experience it. Racial profiling has become a tremendous issue in today's society and will continue to affect future generations. By affecting people psychologically, having an impact on people's jobs, changed the environment and has also destroyed public confidence in law enforcement. Racial profiling…

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