Even though many claims that the US now lives in a ‘post-racial era’, we know for a fact that it’s not the case. Racial profiling is a huge national problem, and many innocent people of color have been subjected to it at some point in their lives. Racial profiling is most present when law enforcement and security targets people just for the color of their skin, and it can often be a humiliating, frightening, or even dangerous experience.
William Kimeria is a software engineer from San Francisco that recently decided to ask Black people to share the most ridiculous reason they’ve been stopped by police. His initial tweet racked up more than 40k likes, and hundreds of people shared their heartbreaking stories. Check out some of the stories for yourself below, and feel free to share your own in the comment section.
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