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Old 04-02-2012, 10:37 AM
 
Location: USA
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^ everything about profiling is
just a small percentage of
any group or race of people.
stop believing all that hysteria.
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:39 AM
 
Location: West Coast of Europe
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Profiling is supposed to be this big bad evil racist thing yet Blacks do it too evidently. My father was a cab driver in DC and after having a gun put to his head by young black males he refused to pick them up.

Profiling by Walter E. Williams on Creators.com - A Syndicate Of Talent
If I were a taxi driver I would not stop for anyone with a certain dress code, regardless of their race. Eminem would have to walk home as well if it were up to me
I guess racial profiling is actually more dress code profiling. The better someone is dressed and mannered, the less suspicious they will appear.

(Regarding profiling as such, a couple of days ago I read somewhere that a German court has specifically allowed policemen there to stop and check people on public transport who look like foreigners to them. In other words, the darker or otherwise exotic you are, the more likely you are to be stopped and checked. I find that a bit problematic. German Court allows Racial Profiling | The Happy Hermit)
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:49 AM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Here you go... a good example of racial profiling.
You noticed! And I bet it took more effort that someone trumpeting his/her skin color in these forums, to that effect.
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:53 AM
 
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I sure hope God wears hoodies, grills and baggy jeans
and does not racially profile people by race.
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:58 AM
 
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Let's admit it. Everybody profiles everybody else - and for all kinds of reasons. Some of those reasons are racial.
Right.

So then, what's the point of this thread? Is this thread an assumption that people didn't know this already?

Maybe the OP can clear that up.
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:00 AM
 
Location: West Coast of Europe
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I sure hope God wears hoodies, grills and baggy jeans
and does not racially profile people by race.
From Bruce Almighty we already know what he looks like

http://angiealbright.files.wordpress...reeman-god.jpg
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:20 PM
 
Location: OCEAN BREEZES AND VIEWS SAN CLEMENTE
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I feel in todays soceity as we live in, and knowing the crime that is out there, the intent of some to do bodily harm to the innocent, i am keenly aware at all times of my surroundings.

I do not feel anymore this is about race, but being smart, and intuitive, about people you encounter, i have had a purse snatch from my arms, from a white guy, happened so fast, all i know he was white, and fast. Had a few past homes broken into, in very decent areas, from some white guys, that came in from a not so nice white area. Am i skeptical of all white i come in contact with, no, i scope people out. It is something i now know, you really can tell who is up to no good.

Being honest here, as far as blacks, have not had any problems with them at all, hispanics, yes when being in the valley once, and they broke into our car and took everything, they broke the windows. Am i suspect of all hispanics, nope, but the area that day, was not so good don't know all areas of Calif, it is much too big.
I just feel that in todays world, most of us, are aware of are surroundings, and the people around us, i look at everything now, and hold onto my purse now for dear life. I know karate also, but when things happen this fast, you are so in shock at that moment.
Being smart, even of your own race, i do not believe in todays world is racial, i feel it is being intune to who you come in contact with, and keenly aware of your surroundings, is smart not racial.
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:23 PM
 
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Pink cabs in Mexico don't pick up men period for the same reason. There's a long list of ordinary folks taking such measures to protect themselves, both in the US and around the world.
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:24 PM
 
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Profiling is supposed to be this big bad evil racist thing yet Blacks do it too evidently. My father was a cab driver in DC and after having a gun put to his head by young black males he refused to pick them up.

Profiling by Walter E. Williams on Creators.com - A Syndicate Of Talent
None of these are cases of racial profiling. The cab drivers were warned about young blacks who dress and look a certain way in certain parts of the city. They were not told to avoid black men in suits and ties on K Street. Therefore you cannot state that it is strictly racial profiling no more than I would not want to deliever pizzas in many trailer parks that are inhabited by fat white woman and non working beer guzzling meth smoking rednecks.
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:25 PM
 
Location: USA
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From Bruce Almighty we already know what he looks like

http://angiealbright.files.wordpress...reeman-god.jpg



lol....church!
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