Stop Telling Me About The Racial-Profiling Course

By Ta-Nehisi Coates

I don't care if the dude tried to take a bullet for Malcolm in the ballroom, and ran guns for Huey P. Either it's smart to arrest a dude for being rude to a cop in his own house, or it isn't.

And progressives who want to argue that this is clearly a case of racial profiling need to stop it too. You don't know. You don't help us by acting like you do.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2009/07/stop-telling-me-about-the-racial-profiling-course/22028/