Profiling


Best Buy Somewhere Else

Recently while going to Best Buy to make a purchase I walked into the store carrying a small box which shouldn't seem to out of the ordinary in these times of of reuse and recycle unless of course if you're black or brown!

Pigg Eric Casebolt

The honorable bronze statues at Birmingham, Alabama's Kelly Ingram Park showed a display of courageous youth, some young as 8 years old who refused to be silent and stood up for justice.

Racially/Disabled Profiled in Ottawa, Canada

Leroy Moore interviewed Sulekha Ali, who is speaking out after her autistic brother was profiled by police. The transcript is below.

Watchdog

April 28, 2015

WHAT DID YOU PUT IN YOUR POCKET?

It occurs everyday in this natural food holler:
Something looks suspicious, somewhat askew.
Doesn't look like a Yuppie, probably don't have a dollar.
Any Black man, any poor brother will do.

Like a solid shadow, the watchdog follows his steps
Through neat, crowded aisles of health:
Past free-range chicken, organic kale, turn left
Tailing a brother, walking by himself.

ARE YOU SHOPPING AT OUR STORE? OR STEALING?

PNN-TV Frank Lara townhall meeting Amilcar Lopez

Frank Lara talks about the police murder of Amilcar Lopez, as well as police violence and gentrification in the Mission.

PNN-TV Angela Naggie on police murders

Angela Naggie talks about her son, O'Shaine Evans, who was killed at age 26 by SFPD officer David Goff on October 7, 2014.

PNN-TV Eduardo Roman Justice for Amilcar Lopez

Eduardo Roman talks about his friend Amilcar Lopez, who was killed at age 21 by SFPD on February 26, 2015.

Profile Avenger 2014 #001

Nov 6, 2014

It's tough being poor anywhere in the world, but here in the hypocritically wealthiest and hypocritically most racist nation on earth it is particularly challenging. When those with so much more wealth flaunt it and those with white skin privilege pretend white privilege doesnt exist: that's when it gets especially challenging.

One of the greatest challenges is when other people of color put that oppression onto us.

How to (Maybe) Survive and Encouter With Law Enforcement Even If You're Black Brown or Disabled!

October 2014

Since September 11, 2001, there have been numerous incidents involving law enforcement severely injuring or killing civilians. The vast majority of these victims have been black, brown or disabled.

The majority of the officers have been white.

Most recently the incident that has made national headlines regarding this sort of incident involved unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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