Racial profiling, defined as the targeting of individuals and groups by law enforcement officials, even partially, on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, or religion, except when there is trustworthy information, relevant to the locality and timeframe, that links persons belonging to one
A young black male is on his way home from work, and gets suspiciously pulled over by highway patrol. The officer claims the man is being pulled over for his speed, but the driver has a different opinion. He has heard on the radio that there has been a bank robbery nearby, and the wanted criminal is
Racism is a topic that most people refuse to discuss. Some would rather believe that racism is a thing of the past and that it does not exist in today’s society. The truth of the matter is that racism has and probably will always exist in this country. Many people have heard the term “racial pro
Racial Stereotypes in American Popular Culture and Media
A "stereotype" can be defined simply as; a process for making metal printing plates, or a plate made by this process (the process of a stereotype). Another definition for the word, more commonly used, means
Social Constructs Behind Racial Stacking and Stereotypes in Football
Sport as an institution has seen many of its records and barriers shattered over its countless years of existence. For instance, sport has seen Jackie Robinson break the color barrier in Major League Baseball, and Billie Jean K
This thesis will cover background information on criminal profiling. Some psychiatrists,
criminologists, and psychologists believe there are specific traits, psychological factors that will
separate a person from the rest of society. This thesis will explain that criminal profiling
Seminar on Peace Education
A Research Paper on Racial Discrimination
Racism takes many forms. In general, it is a belief that a particular race or ethnicity is inferior or superior to others. Racial discrimination involves any act where a person is treated unfairly or vilified because of their
Developed by Kim Flachmann
MODULE: TEACHER VERSION
Reading Selection for this Module
Herbert, Bob. “Jim Crow Policing.” New York Times 2 Feb. 2010, late ed.: A27. Print.
This module has been designed to provoke students to take a...
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Internet Resource Directory
The following is a sample of the thousands of Web sites that
offer information on race, ethnicity, religion, and other related
topics. They have been grouped by broad areas because most
sites touch on a number of areas and subjects. Web sites...