Steve Locke: “I fit the description”

Steve Locke’s essay about being detained by police on his way to work.

http://artandeverythingafter.com/i-fit-the-description/

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Moment African American firefighter and pastor was cuffed after he waved at cops – who thought he was flipping them off, Daily Mail

Another case study of race and perceptions in the United States. Even if the officers thought he was making an obscene gesture, why would they do this? What about freedom of expression?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2395250/George-Madison-The-moment-African-American-firefighter-pastor-handcuffed-waved-police.html#ixzz2c85ej67r