11 September 2011

Resisting terror and racial profiling

I think one of the more painful legacies of 9/11 has been the way in which we’ve turned into a national security state which has used the excuse of fighting terror to put in place an ever increasing level of checkpoints, legislation and other mechanisms that have a disproportionately negative effect on communities of color. Here’s a brief video that tries to engage these issues by telling some compelling personal stories:

(Hat tip to Racialicious)

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