Unformatted text preview: Racial Profiling and it’s
A new term but an old concept What is racial profiling
Stopping, harassing, and mistreating
someone only because eof the color of
their his or her skin and having a suspicion
that the person is engaged in some form
of criminal behavior.
of Who is racial profiling usually
Young black American men and women
and any minority group Some examples of racial
anywhere Where does it stem from?
cultural transmissions If you are racially profiled by a cop
what should you do?
what First thing
Know your rights Second
Don’t argue Third
Get names and badge badge numbers Fourth
File a complaint. references
1. David A. Harris (2002). Profiles in Injustice:
Why racial profiling cannot work
The New York Press
2. Kenneth Meeks (2000). Driving While Black:
What to do if you are a victim of racial profiling.
Special Markets department New York, NY
3. Vincent N. Parrillo (2003) Strangers to These Shores:
Race and Ethnic relations in the United States/Edition; 7th ed
Pearson Education, Inc
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- Spring '11
- David A. Harris, Kenneth Meeks, Vincent N. Parrillo