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Ivy League economist ethnically profiled, interrogated for doing math on American Airlines flight

May 7, 2016


Catherine Rampell, Washington Post On Thursday evening, a 40-year-old man — with dark, curly hair, olive skin and an exotic foreign accent — boarded a plane. It was a regional jet making a short, uneventful hop from Philadelphia to nearby Syracuse. Or so dozens of unsuspecting passengers thought. The curly-haired man tried to keep to […]