Causes Of Racial Profiling

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Racial Profiling in the United States "I resolutely believe that respect for diversity is a fundamental pillar in the eradication of racism, xenophobia and intolerance. There is no excuse for evading the responsibility of finding the most suitable path towards the elimination of any expression of discrimination against indigenous peoples (Menchu)." A quote by Menchu explains how racism is connected with racial profiling and why it shouldn’t be tolerated. People often evaluate personality traits based on physical characteristics but is it humanity if your using ethnicity background to determine the innocence of others? There shouldn’t be claim involving race in order to prosecute anyone. Some of the important questions that people ask are how discrimination is affecting the lives of people and how it should be prevented. There are a lot of causes related to racism/race profiling. Racial profiling has been a big issue that occurs all around the world. Racial discrimination is taking action or beliefs that include different races being ranked as superior or inferior. It is largely based on shared inheritable traits and the color of your skin. It has been known to upset innocent people. Our color shouldn’t be used to judge others and convict if guilt or not. Racial profiling happens when people consider your skin color to convict anyone of committing the crime. There has been large number of cases that proves racial discrimination in the justice system is un-American and unproductive. Not only is racial profiling/discrimination occurring in the justice system but also in the airport, traffic stops, schools, even public stores. Federal law enforcement agencies are even suspecting distinct ethnic groups of criminal activities based o... ... middle of paper ... ... origin. George Bush, exclaimed “Racial profiling is wrong, and we will end it in America. In so doing, we will not hinder the work of our nation's brave police officers. They protect us every day -- often at great risk. But by stopping the abuses of a few, we will add to the public confidence our police officers earn and deserve. (2/27/2001)" We should start to notice that racial discrimination/profiling is not going to progress America, it should be eliminated in any way. It is dragging the economy down and leaving people subjective. “Diversity on the bench is critical. As practitioners, you need judges who 'get it!' We need judges who understand what discrimination feels like. We need judges who understand what inequality feels like. We need judges who understand the subtleties of unfair treatment and who are willing to call it out when they see it!(Schultz)”

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