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Sound advice. Other intitutions of higher learning might not have been so thoughtful.
I don’t believe they were doing the profiling but informing them the police might.
If you knew how SOME (I don’t want to generalize) policemen view all young black men as potential criminals, you wouldn’t think that email was racist. As a mother of three black males, I give the same advice to my sons, even adding “if snot is running down your face don’t even try to wipe it off, as you risk getting shot for making a threatening gesture.” That email might actually save a young man’s life.
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