A Hollywood Star Was Accused Of A Crime He Didn't Commit. Here's Why.

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Going to the grocery store seems like a pretty mundane act for most of us, right? But some of us are more likely to be stopped or treated a certain way because of the color of our skin. This past February, actor Forest Whitaker was stopped and wrongly accused of shoplifting at his neighborhood store. If even celebrities aren't immune from this treatment, how can we expect anyone else to be?

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