TITLE

A risky trip through 'White Man's Pass.'

AUTHOR(S)
Roane, Kit R.
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;04/16/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 15, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses racial profiling in law enforcement in the United States. How minorities are stopped on traffic violations more often than whites; Efforts to eradicate racial profiling; Belief among law enforcement officials that racial profiling is necessary.
ACCESSION #
4304303

 

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