Tagged ‘racial profiling’

Chicago Day of Remembrance this Sunday

Join CAIR-Chicago as Keith Uchima produces and directs a staged reading of excerpts from their historic trial of Japanese Americans vs. The United States.

Critical praise for racial profiling: Responding to Hedy Weiss

Jamil Khoury of Silk Road Rising responds to a review by Hedy Weiss, a Chicago Sun-Times theater critic, in which she advocates for racial profiling to prevent terrorism.

Rabya Khan conducts ‘Know Your Rights’ training at Northwestern

On Thursday January 31, 2013, Staff Attorney Rabya Khan conducted a joint Know Your Rights training with First Defense Legal Aid attorneys Emlyn Ricketts and Devin Viland.

Daily Northwestern: Northwestern students address racial profiling concerns at workshop

Following the FDLA’s remarks, Rabya Khan, a staff attorney at CAIR Chicago, spoke about how to interact with FBI agents. Following her remarks, the panel engaged with the students in a question-and-answer session, where students raised questions pertinent to their own experiences with racial profiling incidents.

Why we need ERPA: Racial profiling lingers amidst proof of targeting

Many see racism and stereotyping as an engrained problem with no legitimate solution, but this is just not true. We as citizens, could make huge strides towards eradicating stereotyping and its disastrous repercussions, starting with the End to Racial Profiling Act (ERPA).

Arizona’s SB 1070: The Supreme Court on immigration

Numerous organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the United States Department of Justice filed lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the Arizona law and asking for an injunction to prevent the law from going into effect.

The impact of surveillance programs on the American-Muslim community

A feeling of suspicion has swept over American-Muslims, leaving some distrustful of others in their own community.

Civil Rights Vlog #6: Clement Yu on the Secure Communities Program

Government Affairs Intern Clement Yu discusses the controversial Secure Communities program, enforced by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

CAIR-Chicago Civil Rights Vlog #5 Ian Peterson on Racial Profiling in the US

CAIR-Chicago Intern Ian Peterson discusses racial profiling in the U.S. in the first of a series of video blogs on the issue. In his first video, Ian focuses on significant supreme court cases and government policies that have continued to erode the 14th amendment of the constitution which prohibits racial profiling in the U.S.

Racial Profiling in the U.S.

CAIR-Chicago Intern Ian Peterson discusses racial profiling in the U.S. in the first of a series of articles on the issue. In his first article, Ian focuses on significant supreme court cases and government policies that have continued to erode the 14th amendment of the constitution which prohibits racial profiling in the U.S.

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