Racial Profiling and the FBI


NPR ran a story this morning concerning policy changes¬†within federal law enforcement agencies pertaining to racial profiling. These new policies stipulate no federal law enforcement agency may use race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation in order to justify suspicion or open a case. http://www.npr.org/v2/?i=369276296&m=369276297&t=audio One of the comments caught my attention this morning. The statement…

The Geography of Blackness (Book Review: How To Be Black)


“How To Be Black” by Baratunde Thurston. Harper Paperback. 2012. Kindle Edition. $3 I first ran across Baratunde on Twitter (@baratunde). I use Twitter for personal & professional development. When I declared Facebook bankruptcy years ago, I decided I could not abandon social media altogether. I decided to use Twitter to learn, and to follow…