Tag Archives: driving while black

  • T.J. Holmes Expounds on His Driving While Black Experience (Video)

    Aug 1, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Famous black people fall victim to the unofficial violation of “driving while black.” CNN anchor T.J. Holmes was pretty forward about a recent experience he had after being pulled over a mile-and-a-half away from his driveway. He chronicled the incident via Twitter. An officer had followed close to him for some time. Holmes suspected something […]

  • Nick Cannon Stopped for ‘Driving While Black’

    Nov 18, 11 by Dizzy Leave a comment

    *It looks like a black celebrity got caught “DWB”—driving while black. Nick Cannon, host of “America’s Got Talent” and husband of Mariah Carey, was pulled over by police after a recent Google Music launch party. Cannon unleashed his frustration on Twitter, pointing to racial prejudice as the reason he is frequently pulled over by the […]

  • Police Draw Guns on Romany Malco in Los Angeles

    Mar 10, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *Romany Malco may have a case against the police. He claims an officer in Hawthorne, Calif. (near Los Angeles) pulled a gun out on him after he was pulled over. According to the “No Ordinary Family” actor, he  recounted to TMZ that he was stopped at around 7pm Tuesday evening. The female officer yelled, “Roll […]

  • Jamie Foxx Complains About Racial Profiling

    Jan 10, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments

    *Like many Black men in America, Jamie Foxx is feeling the sting of racial profiling. He’s had a taste of it in Los Angeles when cops pulled him over in the affluent Westlake area. He feels the incident was spurred from racial profiling. “I get pulled over all the time. I live in Westlake. A […]

  • ‘Driving while Black’ Becomes More of a Problem for Missouri African Americans

    Jun 10, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *A study released last Tuesday by the state attorney general revealed that African American drivers in Missouri are 70 percent more likely to be stopped by police than white drivers. Ten years ago, Blacks were only 30 percent more likely to be stopped than whites. In issuing the report, which is required by law, Attorney […]