Op-Ed: Walking While Black or Brown is Not a Crime

Hartford Courant
June 26, 2020

Samuel Rivera, Senior Staff Attorney, CCA Racial Justice Project

The state’s racial profiling law should be expanded so that police must collect race data on stops of pedestrians as well as drivers, the author writes.

My client was walking home when he came to a patch with no sidewalk, just grass, so he walked on the grass closest to the street. This wouldn’t be a life-changing decision for most people …

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