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Being black and the deadly stereotypes

Being black and the deadly stereotypes

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

December 6, 2014

As an African-American and a citizen of the United States of America, I am considered a threat. The color of my skin has the ability to make an armed police officer feel unsafe. I am capable of drawing negative attention from cashiers at CVS as I walk out empty handed, concluding I’m a thief. Equating...

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