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Racial Profiling / [Highland Park, Illinois #191551

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 10, 2000
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) General Accounting Office report that black women are more likely to be strip searched at airport customs reported.

(Highland Park, Illinois: Dean Reynolds) Federal lawsuit against the wealthy suburb of Highland Park, Illinois, for police racial profiling of minorities examined; details given of charges that the police are trained to "hunt and fish" for people of color. [Highland Park city manager [Highland Park David LIMARDI - says everyone is welcome.] [Highland Park police officer Jim COURSEY - cites the NUT {"niggers uptown"} ordinance.] [Black resident Karen LEDFORD - says racial profiling is a nightmare for her family.] [Police officer Rodney WATT - explains why there are no black police officers.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Reynolds, Dean
Duration:
00:02:40

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