Tag: racial profiling

#WhileBlack

If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, I’m sure you’ve read about some of these stories. It involves various Black people who’ve had the police called on them by White people, for various perceived crimes such as STANDING IN STARBUCKS or EXITING AN AIR BNB, or WORKING OUT IN A GYM, or PLAYING…

Walking While Black

So here’s a story from my youth. One Saturday afternoon when I was 16 or 17, I was walking to a local park. Halfway there I walked past this police car that was parked at the sidewalk. The police officer (who just so happened to be a White male) who was in the car got…

GEORGE ZIMMERMAN: CELEBRITY BOXER?!?

Yesterday the story broke that George Zimmerman has, apparently, signed with some kind of promoter for a possible celebrity boxing match. And today it was reported that rapper The Game wants to fight him. Seriously. While I’ve seen some people saying that they hope this happens and that The Game whoops his ass, because they…