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Race/Diversity

The article that I'm using for this weeks analysis entry comes from CNN. The article is about an Ohio state trooper who was photographed wearing the costume or uniform of a Ku Klux Klan member, although the trooper was not a member of the KKK and claimed that it was a joke, he was still suspended without pay.

What is interesting about the article is it exposes different attitudes about race. Where as one group of people may see the KKK as a joke and feel it is alright to dress up as for ironic purposes, others may find nothing funny about it at all. The fact that this was a state official, who was wearing his uniform despite the hooded mask, makes it an even more complex issue. An issue that races the fairness of our law enforcement officials.

http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/04/13/trooper.klan.costume.ap/index.html