The racial profiling module of the expository reading and writing course for the 12th grade is meant to provoke students to take a stand on the controversial topic included in the reading is the new york times article jim crow policing by bob herbert, an op-ed columnist for the new york times and a nation correspondent for nbc. Racial profiling is a direct violation of the fourteenth amendment of the united state constitution and in some instances when racial profiling is used to search someone or their belongings it violates their fourth amendment as well. 44 | racial profiling csu expository reading and writing course | semester one activity 10 activity 9 in this essay, herbert also repeats specific words that capture the readers’ attention and keep the focus on these particular concepts two examples are stop and frisk, which are repeated throughout the essay. Until recently, bob herbert, the author of the essay in this module, was an op-ed columnist for the new york times he has also been a national correspondent for nbc and a reporter on the today show and nbc.
In “hounding the innocent,” bob herbert notes that racial profiling is more extensive than we realize and is demoralizing to its victims (17) summary in “hounding the innocent,” bob herbert cites statistics and stories from different parts of the country to prove that racial profiling is extensive and unjust. Racial profiling activity 20: considering structure all essays should have a beginning, a middle, and an end this is true of writing in all disciplines an argument essay has these same divisions with a few more features that will communicate your stance and present your claims as clearly as possible bob herbert’s essay follows the. Racial profiling prereading activity 1: getting ready to read the following argument, “hounding the innocent” by bob herbert, was first published in the new york times on june 13, 1999 it tries to persuade its readers that law-enforcement agents should not take action on the basis of race alone it uses a combination of logic and. Racial profiling warm up write your personal reaction to the following images what is being said is it true are you guilty of this, or have you been a victim of this.
By bob herbert, was ﬁrst published in the new york times on february 2, 2010 you think is the writerʼs claim or argument analyze your findings • herbert uses two patterns that are especially • herbert starts his essay with a sentence in the passive voice. Some people wonder what is racial profiling, racial profiling deals with miseducation, slavery, and incarceration since the beginning of slavery african americans have suffered due to their identity racial profiling is the use of race or ethnicity as grounds for suspecting someone of having. Mosaics: reading and writing essays plus mylab writing -- access card package, 5th edition kim flachmann, california state university, bakersfield reading a argument essay bob herbert, “racial profiling is unjust” discovering how the essay works writing an argument essay. The racial profiling demonstrated in the situations from the article are targeted on minorities, as bob herbert is an african american giving him similarities with the audience to help persuade them on his opinion of the topic as he can have experience or stronger feelings.
Racial profiling in order to prepare to conduct their own research on a different topic in this conduct research and write an argumentative essay: write an essay that presents your opinion on a controversial issue of your choice begin by by bob herbert activity 2 activity 3 activity 4 activity 7. Argument essay racial profiling topics: race and ethnicity racial profiling is the discriminatory practice by law enforcement officials of targeting individuals for suspicion of crime based on the individual’s race, ethnicity, religion, or national origin. In his essay, “hounding the innocent,” bob herbert argues that racial profiling among law-enforcement is an unconstitutional practice that jeopardizes citizens’ personal liberties in the united states.
Racial profiling this assignment teaches students how to read and respond to an argumentative essay by bob herbert on racial profiling first, students practice several reading strategies as they deepen their understanding of the herbert essay. Of quality sample essays and research papers on hounding the innocentis rock hounding hounding the innocent by bob herbert tries to who is bob herbert at the times – the new york times by bob herbert feb 1, the police department insists that these stops of innocent people — which are jim crow policing. Racial profiling: a cost-benefit analysis in investigating terrorist attacks, london police have announced they will use racial profiling other cities, like new york, have said they will not. New york times columnist bob herbert, almost alone among prominent journalists, called the july 16 arrest of gates what it was: an example of the racial profiling that helped send one in 15. Bob herbert in his essay believes that all forms of racial profiling are disgusting ethnic profiling against innocent people should not be tolerated at any time because it is discrimination against those who are of a different race.
By bob herbert feb 1, the racial makeup of the people stopped and frisked is proportionally similar to the racial makeup of people committing crimes that is an amazingly specious argument. Racial profiling getting ready to read quickwrite #1: the following argument, “hounding the innocent” by bob herbert, was first published in the new york times on june 13, 1999. In tandem: college reading and writing by deanne spears and david spears table of contents practice essay: lori hope, did i save lives or engage in racial profiling reading selections susan orlean, the american man, age ten david sedaris, our perfect summer bob herbert, black, dead and invisible, new york times nicholas thompson, hero. Racial profiling writing assignment activity 1: getting ready to read: quickwrite the following article, “jim crow policing” by bob herbert, was first published in the new york times on february 2, 2010.
Sample pupil essay with a mark of 2: racial profiling is a ugly act its has been ever as a negative affliction to the society bob herbert tries to carry its readers that jurisprudence enforcement agents should non take no action base on race entirely. Herbert sets up his essay with some facts about racial profiling and several references to the practice in new york of stopping and frisking blacks and hispanics this background information expands upon his thesis statement. Bob herbert column deplores widespread ethnic profiling by law-enforcement authorities on streets and highways of united states says that under giuliani administration in new york city, young.