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Shoshana
Hebshi

 Plaintiff in Hebshi v. United States.

Author Shoshana Hebshi

Two And A Half Years After Being Racially Profiled, A First Victory

By Shoshana Hebshi, ACLU Plaintiff at 12:29pm
More than two years ago, on September 11, 2011, I was stuck on a grounded airplane in Detroit. At first I thought we were just waiting for our gate to clear, but then our plane taxied to an isolated part of the tarmac. Police vehicles appeared, and many men in uniform and plainclothes huddled in conversation near the plane. Nervous and antsy, I watched them through the window at my seat.
Some Real Shock and Awe: Racially Profiled and Cuffed in Detroit

Some Real Shock and Awe: Racially Profiled and Cuffed in Detroit

By Shoshana Hebshi, ACLU Plaintiff at 11:03am

It’s been more than a year since I was pulled off that Frontier flight at the Detroit airport for reasons I can only ascribe to discrimination and racial profiling. It was the end of a long trip home for me, but the beginning of a life-altering…

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