After Michael Brown’s shooting in Ferguson, the opinion departments of Guardian US and the St Louis Post-Dispatch partnered to gather readers’ stories from around the world of being racially profiled by police. Our hope is that this sampling will help spur empathy – and then action, everywhere.
You can read all 18 stories at Comment is free. Do you have an experience to share? Tell us using the #FergusonVoices hashtag.
This woman’s selfie taken at the Notting Hill Carnival has been shared thousands of times after she said she was punched in the face for telling a man to stop repeatedly groping her.
i’m fucking sick and tired of seeing the word “alleged” when it comes to BLATANT ACTS OF VIOLENCE
OMG this is fucking disgusting.
piece of shit should’ve stabbed him in the gut
its so hard to date once youve become socially aware like it really limits who you can stomach letting touch you and once ur eyes are opened they cant go shut again
Pussy put his ass to sleep, now he callin’ me NyQuil