Racial Profiling Okay?

American Voicescivil rightsterrorpolicerace ISSUE 41•36 Sep 7, 2005

A recent study shows that most Americans do not have a problem with racial profiling by law enforcement officers. What do you think?

  • “ don't think the police or government should be empowered to do racial profiling. That should be left up to me, when I cross the street to avoid brown people”

    Philip Convers –
    Bank Teller

  • “acial profiling just makes sense. But it's also wrong, so I'm torn”

    Catherine Simmons –
    Systems Analyst

  • “t's always important never to make assumptions, because appearances can deceive. For example, do you really know what race I am? All right, I'm black”

    Mario Guiterrez –
    Illustrator