TITLE

Racial Profiling Protested in Georgia

AUTHOR(S)
Yee, Nicole
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;2/13/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that calling federal drug charges against racially biased Indian convenience store owners, around 400 people in Georgia rallied against the Operation Meth Merchant. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, the stings have been criticized for targeting Indian-owned and operated convenience stores selling common products to customers that could also be used to make methamphetamine. In all, 44 of the 49 convenience store clerks and owners charged in the sting were Indian.
ACCESSION #
19819914

 

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