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2 and 6 year old children patted down for having 'Muslim' names...

Whilst the internet can be an excellent source of information, it is also full of absolute rubbish. People can be as racist, homophobic and sexist as they want with little fear of repercussions. 229 more words

Racism

How do we work together for public safety? Conversation with Richard Carrington: Part II

As our fellow Pittsburgher who does not feel safe in his own home streets, in Part II of our recorded conversation Richard Carrington had far sharper words to share both with fellow citizens and our Mayor. 580 more words

Public Safety

I Know I’ve been Picked Out to be Picked On but Racial Profiling is Wrong!

It was a Wednesday, midweek upon me, and for the most part the morning started out well. I had little time to get to the store to find one item in particular in preparation for our upcoming Women’s Prayer Breakfast scheduled that following Saturday morning. 1,940 more words

Colorado drivers being profiled after marijuana legalization

Fox News is reporting the filing of a lawsuit against the Idaho State Police, after a trooper pulled over a Colorado driver to question him about marijuana. 210 more words

Fox News

Rutgers professor of media studies examines how the media stokes our terrorism mindset

Ritualistic and repetitive depictions of a vulnerable homeland on TV and in the movies has helped justify a surveillance state that now sees fit to monitor all its citizens. – Deepa Kumar

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Who Watches the NYPD? Surveillance of American Muslims

On April 15, 2014, the NYPD disbanded its Demographics Unit, which spied on countless innocent American Muslims despite failing to generate leads. Since the Associated Press published documents describing the program in 2011, civil rights groups including the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund had advocated for the closing of this unit through a combination of legal work, public campaigns, and reports on the negative impacts of the surveillance program on American Muslims throughout the East Coast. 24 more words

Civil Rights