inst- justice position paper

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Jennifer Solomon Justice Position Paper- Racial and Ethnic profiling I believe that a problem that still exists in the United States today is racial and ethnic profiling. Racial profiling takes place when an individual is targeted based on the color of their skin, religion or ethnicity. I would like to quote a verse from Jay Z song 99 Problems [“So I. ..pull over to the side of the road I heard "Son do you know why I'm stoppin' you for?" Cause I'm young and I'm black and my hats real low? "Are you carryin' a weapon on you I know a lot of you are" "Well, do you mind if I look round the car a little bit? "Well my glove compartment is locked so are the trunk in the back And I know my rights so you gon' need a warrant for that" Aren't you sharp as a tack, you some type of lawyer or something'?" "Or somebody important or somethin'?" Nah, I ain't pass the bar but I know a little bit.] When I was listening to this song I realized that it is talking about the fact that many young African American
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