Well the deal is done and Michigan State Troopers and Department of Natural Resource Officers have landed onto Belle Isle park. A Detroit park that has been a jewel and place of fun, relaxation and exercise for so many, for so long.
Non-white motorists are more likely for moving violations than whites. Combine discriminatory policing with photo ID laws and you've got a perfect tool for keeping black and brown people from the polls.
The Gates arrest uncorked pent-up emotions and helped reveal a dirty national secret: racial profiling is real, it violates the highest ideals of our country, and it demeans the daily experiences of too many people.