Talking Racial Profiling and Red Hoodies in New Haven

By Uma RamiahWNPR

Published: Apr 23, 2012

In the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting, one New Haven cop is reaching out to African American teenagers — asking them to think about ways to avoid being singled out. The Connecticut Mirror’s Uma Ramiah has more.

Click photo to listen to the NPR Special broadcast coverage of “RACIAL PROFILING & RED HOODIES” workshop on how young urban males portray themselves and are perceived by others in America.

 Click on photo if you missed Shafiq’s previous interview

NPR-Radio “Where We Live-Racial Profiling” aired Mar 12, 2012

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Shafiq R. Fulcher Abdussabur is an author, public speaker, racial profiling consultant, entrepreneur, and retired law enforcement Sergeant. His unique views and approach to urban violence prevention, racial profiling prevention and community based policing have been featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, NPR-Where We Live, New Haven Independent, NPR-All Things Considered, WYBC-Electric Drum, New Haven Advocate, Russian Radio, BBC, PBS, New York Daily News, New Haven Register, Hartford Courant, and Al Jazeera America. His repertoire continues to grow consistently. He has appeared as a guest host on WNPR's “Where We Live.” He is also a contributing writer for the Huffington Post.

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