Posts Tagged ‘driving while black’

Driving While Phoning? Or Driving While Black?

The D.C. Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld the conviction of an African-American man arrested on drug charges after cops pulled him over for allegedly driving while chatting on his cell phone.
His lawyer had argued the traffic stop was predicated on a more trivial offense: driving while black.
According to court documents, in February 2007, four cops [...]

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