How Riding Your Bike Can Land You in Trouble With the Cops — if You’re Black

by Alexandra Zayas and Kameel Stanley - Tampa Bay Times

Riding a bike while Black. […] […] Why does this sound so familiar? Oh, yeah:There are racial disparities in police stops—blacks are stopped twice as often as whites—but they aren’t related to traffic safety offenses, in which cops exercise a little less discretion and violations are equal within groups. Where …