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By Floyd Weatherspoon

African-American men and the USA Justice method of Marginalization offers an summary of the industrial and social prestige of African-American men in the US, which keeps to go to pot at an alarming cost. Weatherspoon posits that during each American institutional method, from delivery to loss of life, the adventure of African-American men to accomplish racial justice and fairness during this state is overlooked, marginalized, and exploited. the yankee justice approach, specifically, has accepted and every so often sanctioned the marginalization of African-American men as complete electorate. Weatherspoon examines the concept that African-American men are disproportionately represented in each point of the legal justice approach, and that the marginalization of African-American men in the United States has a protracted and treacherous heritage that maintains to negatively effect their monetary, political, and social prestige.

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Justice System of Marginalization illegal activities solely based on the color of their skin. Proving that the DEA or other law enforcement officials are engaged in racial profiling in the enforcement of drug laws is almost impossible. The Supreme Court decision in Whren gave law enforcement officers the authority to stop African-American males, and other minorities, on the basis of their race, and the Supreme Court decision in United States v. Armstrong113 made it virtually impossible to prove that law enforcement officers were intentionally engaged in stopping African-American males.

The profile of the Maryland State Police suggested that being black plus male and driving on I-68 equaled criminal activity. During the past ten years, a number of studies support the conclusion that the race and color of drivers has been the basis for state law enforcement officers to stop and search cars driven by African-Americans, particularly African-American males. One of the most comprehensive and widely circulated studies on racial profiling was conducted in 1999 to determine whether the state police in New Jersey engaged in racial profiling on the New Jersey Turnpike.

Based on this analysis, law enforcement officers can easily circumvent the constitutional rights of African-American males by connecting racial factors with race-neutral factors in their decision to stop any individual. ” The dissent also expressed concern that the “[u]se of race as a factor simply reinforces the kind of stereotyping that lies behind drug courier profiles. S. Justice System of Marginalization illegal activities solely based on the color of their skin. Proving that the DEA or other law enforcement officials are engaged in racial profiling in the enforcement of drug laws is almost impossible.

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