How to Stop the ‘Third Wave’ of Racial Profiling

Civil rights advocates have achieved significant success in curtailing racial profiling in traffic stops, and in practices that single out ‘Arabic-looking’ individuals as terror suspects. But a third type of profiling that targets people of color for being in places where they don’t ‘belong’ is the next challenge for law enforcement authorities, says a Pittsburgh law professor.

police protest

Police and Black Americans: How to Tackle Racism’s Legacy

Pilot “reconciliation” projects in six cities, supported by the DOJ’s National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice, show increases in police-community collaboration. Can law enforcement agencies across the country take a cue from them?