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Racial Profiling

When I was in my mid-20s, I decided to spend a spring weekend in the Big Apple. I was a young Latino man with shoulder length hair. I wore my hair in a bright red bandana (which I still own). At the time, my only earthly possession was a fairly new red sports car with […] Read More

President Bush has issued the first ban on racial profiling by federal law enforcement officers, with exceptions for preventing terrorist acts. The new policy, according to the Washington Post, covers about 120,000 officers at federal agencies dealing with law enforcement. Under it, officers cannot use “generalized stereotypes” based on race or ethnicity to nab a […] Read More