Monday, September 12, 2005

Washinton Post: Against Racial Profiling

Willliam Raspberry writes a great piece pointing out the problems with racial profiling, especially regarding efficacy and serious civil rights implications. He also draws a great point about the reasons why the public should question the qualifications and motives of those who are now endorsing racial/ethnic profiling.

C-SPAN aired a stupendous panel, conducted at Georgetown Law, on the subject with an official from the Dept. of Homeland Security and several other experts. It featured some very insightful observations from Ahmed Younis, Director of MPAC. It was interesting for somebody who already understands why profiling is ineffective and dangerous but does not yet comprehend why it garners so much support.


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