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racial profiling

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The use of a generalized suspicion based on race rather than evidence specific to the individual in policing and law enforcement activities.

racial profiling

n
(Law) government activity directed at a suspect or group of suspects based solely on race
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Noun1.racial profiling - a form of racism consisting of the (alleged) policy of policemen who stop and search vehicles driven by persons belonging to particular racial groups
racial discrimination, racialism, racism - discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race
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Fourth, Pakhtuns often find themselves being racially profiled in the rest of the country, under a Punjab police order in 2017, and earlier announcements of disallowing IDPs from Fata into Punjab and Sindh.
Numerous African-American women alleged a restaurant in Harlem, New York, racially profiled them and also falsely accused them of dining and dashing.
2 women said they were racially profiled at an Applebee's.
Some American friends thought I was racially profiled by that comment, but I tell them I am caught up in the usual skepticism that comes with being part of a nonprofit organization (those concerned friends have yet to donate, by the way).
Years ago, The Register-Guard reported on an African-American man who alleged that he was being racially profiled by police.
The video is a parable about privilege: He and his friends wear whiteface and are racially profiled by black employees of a car dealership.
He racially profiled every single person that was in the gallery today.
These days, when Latinxs are being targeted by the current administration--being racially profiled and detained in ICE raids--Fuego feels that it's crucial to keep making our music.
This is not a dark day for the world; but it is for desperate immigrants and refugees, just as it is for racially profiled Black Americans, Muslim Americans, and other minorities in Boston, Massachusetts, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland, Seattle, Washington DC, Minnesota, Richmond, Virginia, Kansas City, Omaha, New Orleans, Nebraska, Austin- you name it.
Trayvon Martin was not the first young black man to be racially profiled, nor was Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations said the individuals were racially profiled.
When he saw it, his face contorted in panic as it dawned on him that they had racially profiled the wrong people.