A New Docu-Series Wants to 'Turn the Tables on Racial Profiling'

Fans can help fund the series via Kickstarter.

A new docu-series seeks to explore racial profiling and diversity in America by examining the lives of Americans from various backgrounds.

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Profiling Race seeks to "to turn the tables on racial profiling, and do justice to the narratives that speak to the trajectory of this country." The first episode in the series focuses on a retired army chaplain named Mike Higgins, a leader in his community. The rest of the series will be funded by fans via Kickstarter.

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You can keep up with the series via Twitter or the project's newsletter.

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