Stepping Up Against Racial Profiling in AZ

On ABC’s show, What Would You Do?, John Quinones goes undercover to see how people react to a security guard asking Spanish-speaking folks if they have papers at a restaurant.  The program shows everyday people in AZ stepping up against the security guard and speaking out against racial profiling.

Everyday Americans step up against racial profiling in AZ and stand in solidarity with immigrants living in their communities.  As laws continue to criminalize immigrants, everyday people are building communities of resilience to counteract state-sanctioned profiling.  Check out the work of Promise Arizona to see how organizers are leveraging these communities to create long-lasting change.

5 responses to “Stepping Up Against Racial Profiling in AZ

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  3. We are fighting against a bill in Kentucky that is as bad if not worse than the one in Arizona. I urge everyone to stand up for the rights of our HUMAN neighbors. This is 2011, I can’t believe anyone would condone racial profiling of any sort, this is America, the land of promise.

    I loved the fact that so many people stood up for the rights of people they didnt know in “What would you do?”

  4. I’m so touched, I’m crying as I type… it’s so heart-warming to watch people stepping up for complete strangers.
    That’s the America that people respect and aspire to.

  5. God bless America!!! Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.

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