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“There were times when I was younger and maybe even as I got a little older, but before I had a motorcade, where I got pulled over … Most of the time I got a ticket, I deserved it. I knew why I was pulled over. But there were times where I didn’t. And as a report that came out just this week reminded us, there are a lot of African-Americans, not just me, who have that same kind of story of being pulled over, or frisked, or something. And the data shows that this is not an aberration. It doesn’t mean each case is a problem. It means that when you aggregate all the cases and you look at it, you’ve got to say that there’s some racial bias in the system.”

~ Barack Obama

h/t David Remnick writing in The New Yorker

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