Letters to the editor

End racial profiling The term racial profiling includes targeting individuals based on their actual or perceived race, ethnicity, religion, national origin or immigration or citizenship status. The practice stems from the misconception that certain groups are more likely to be involved in criminal activity, identified solely by their appearance. The United States has a history […]

Letter to the editor

Racial profiling should be banned nationwide.  USC is located in the heart of Los Angeles, in a predominately black and Hispanic neighborhood. The Free Demographics Data of 2011 demonstrates  the dramatic differences between the inner-campus and off-campus communities. According to this data, the 90007 zip code, which immediately surrounds  USC’s campus, is 58.2 percent Hispanic, […]