Racial Profiling

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Racial Profiling has been around for many decades, but over the past few years it has gotten even worse. It has gotten to the point where children are supposed to be the most comfortable and open. Also, it has gotten to the point where even children's sports games are having a racial issue. Children shouldn’t feel like outsiders, just because of the color of their skin. Lastly, they shouldn’t they should stop doing what they love the most just because someone out there is making a racial or racist statement.
There are two sides to every issue in life. There are people that are for that issue and there are people that are against it. The issue that I am trying to prove today is how exactly did basketball become the metaphor for racial profiling in the Kentucky Community? In “Us Against The World” the kids that were being transferred to Cordia High School were black and they came there for basketball. That actually wasn’t the case for most of them. Most of the boys that transferred was to leave a bad situation back in New York.
For example, Ramon Mercado aka “Momo” moved to Kentucky to attend Cordia because he was trying to get away from a profile that he didn’t that he didn’t fit back home. But he didn’t know that he would be but right back into another profile when he started playing basketball for Cordia.”Momo” used to live in the lower Manhattan of New York, where his profile was either sale drugs and rob people or die trying. So him moving and attending Cordia was a
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