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Unformatted text preview: He is obviously a patriot with a fair understanding of American culture. Isn’t it a little hypocritical of someone who touts personal freedom to abridge the freedoms of others in the airport? David A. Harris makes good points in mentioning the dark history the United States has in racial profiling, citing Japanese internment and the McCarthy trials during the Red Scare. Harris also goes on to say that focus on “surface details tells us very little and draw(s) officers’ attention away from what is much more important and concrete: conduct” (185). He also goes on to say that if we submit all members of a certain ethnicity to these searches we will forever alienate them in a time that we need the most. In conclusion I agree more with David A. Harris that racial stereotyping is wrong and will only do more harm than good in the long run....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course POLS 101 taught by Professor Rebeccabritton during the Spring '08 term at CSU Chico.
- Spring '08