Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Monday, October 2

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US Rep Danny Davis was inspired by a run in with Chicago police. He believes he was ticketed unjustly by two white cops because, in his words, "I was driving while being black". The charge is alleged, but it's hard to argue with his response; introduction of the End Racial Profiling Act of 2007 to the House.

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