Airport Incidents Prove Profiling Still Prevalent Two recent incidents at airports during the holiday season point out that profiling is still being utilized as a security measure. As neither incident posed any threat whatsoever, the real victims were the racially-profiled passengers, MSNBC News. NYPD Putting Out Record Profiling Numbers The NYPD is projected to be on pace to stop and question a whopping half a million citizens this year, an overwhelming majority of which – around 80% – identifying as black or Latino. NY Daily News. Economy Now First Priority for Latinos A recent survey conducted by the Pew Hispanic Center shows that a majority of Latinos find the economy to be their most pressing concern, trumping immigration as an issue that had been a larger priority for them in past years. The Washington Post. People of Color Hit Hard for Years By Economic Woes United for a Fair Economy released a report providing data and analysis that shows, while America has been undergoing this relatively recent economic recession, people of color have already been experiencing a "Silent Depression" for several years. San Francisco BayView.
Profiling Incidents Run Rampant; First Concern for Latinos is Economy
By The News Jan 16, 2009