When a police officer pulls over a male African American driver, the result is usually an arrest. In most cases, the charges have nothing to do with motor vehicle violations, and everything to do with racial profiling, and how the driver conducts himself. A Black Man's Guide to Law Enforcement in America tells you everything you need to know about dealing with racial bias among those bound to serve and protect. You'll learn...
--how to avoid getting stopped in the first place
--what to say when questioned, and how to say it
--what you'll need to prepare for a court case
--how to handle yourself in court
...and much more
Know the law, and know how to protect yourself. Armed with the information from this guide, you'll have a far better chance of emerging unscathed when "driving while black." Wheatmark (2010),
English, Paperback: 138 pages.
It took me approximately six years to compile all of the material for this book. It is a combination of self help meets "what you need to know." Though the title my indicate this book is only for men of color. The contents of this book applies to anyone living or visiting the United States...This book explores the behaviors of racial profiling in the USA, and racial profiling solutions for those who enforce laws in communites of color (Blacks, Hispanic, Asians, Arabs, Mexicans and others). The book is packed with valuable information on topics that include misdemeanor arrests, bail, auto registration, motor vehicle law, traffic violations, international driver's license and much more. --The Author
"A Blackman's Guide to Law Enforcement is long overdue! A powerful, compelling, well-written and very informative guide to how to survive police encounters and successfully navigate a race conscious criminal justice system. Every African American and Latino parent should have one!"--Barbara Fair , LCSW, NAACP and ACLU