Tag Archives: RACIAL PROFILING

RACE IS ALWAYS THE ISSUE IN AMERICA(OH BY THE WAY…WERE IS RUSH ON THIS ONE?)

—-Georgia restaurant uses N-word on anti-health care reform sign

By David Edwards and Muriel Kane
Friday, October 9th, 2009 — 7:13 pm

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An Atlanta, Georgia area restaurant owner with a history of racially provocative behavior is attracting renewed attention with a sign outside his restaurant saying “Obamas plan for healthcare: N****r rig it.”

“When you walk into the Georgia Peach Oyster Bar in Paulding County, you feel like you’ve walked into a different era,” CBS Atlanta reports. “Behind the pool table’s a mannequin in a Ku Klux Klan costume.” Continue reading

THE LAND OF THE FREE….WHERE INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY AND ALL THAT CRAP

 

Police stop more than 1 million people on street

Stop-and-frisk policies alarm civil libertarians who worry about profiling

Image: George Lucas, left, and Courtney Bennett
George Lucas, left, and Courtney Bennett, stand near Lenox Avenue and 142nd Street in Harlem, New York. That’s near the spot where Bennett has been stopped and searched by police, a policing tactic both men say they have experienced on multiple occasions.
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Crazy for women
  Being locked up inside Tennessee Prison for Women is both a blessing and curse for Sandra Culbertson.

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updated 4:45 p.m. CT, Thurs., Oct . 8, 2009

 NEW YORK – A teenager trying to get into his apartment after school is confronted by police. A man leaving his workplace chooses a different route back home to avoid officers who roam a particular street.

 These and hundreds of thousands of other Americans in big cities have been stopped on the street by police using a law-enforcement practice called stop-and-frisk that alarms civil libertarians but is credited by authorities with helping reduce crime. Continue reading