Stop and Frisk: What Racial Profiling Looks Like in Brooklyn

From the mouths of those most affected by the controversial policy.


People are up in arms about SB 1070 in Arizona, but racial profiling is something that is as American as apple pie. What we call a "civil rights issue," many communities of color call an everyday experience. Colorlines profiles voices from Brooklyn, N.Y., where racial profiling is a part of the cultural experience. These young people let us know what it feels like to be targeted every waking moment of your life.


--Nsenga K. Burton