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Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Reader: Tower City Only Checking for Black IDs

Posted By on Tue, Dec 4, 2007 at 1:24 PM

A word from a caller: I go through Tower City a lot for work, and yes, I am African American, 21-years old ["Pragmatic Racism," November 29]. I was there with my little brother, going around shopping, and yes they did ask for our ID, of course. And then I look around, I’m seeing a whole lotta white kids, probably like 15 or 16 years old, no parents, nobody looked over 18, yet at the same kid there’s black kids being asked for their IDs, and there’s a group of white kids not even being paid attention to.

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