RACIAL PROFILING

Demanding Black People Show Free Papers is More Than a Past Tradition

The connection between “free papers” and stop-and-frisk

Allison Wiltz
4 min readApr 22, 2024

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Imagine living in a society where, just by virtue of your skin color, you’re freedom is questioned. That’s the harsh reality of being Black in America. During chattel slavery, Black people had to carry…

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Allison Wiltz

Black womanist Scholar bylines @ Momentum, Oprah Daily, ZORA, GEN, EIC of Cultured #WEOC Founder allisonthedailywriter.com https://ko-fi.com/allyfromnola