Know An American Who Thinks We're Equal? Show Them What This Guy Does When He's Stopped By A Cop.

Joseph Lamour

I'm black and I'm proud of it, but after watching the below clip, maybe I should tone that down if I get stopped by a cop. LeVar Burton ("Star Trek: TNG" and "Reading Rainbow") exemplifies the dangers of being black in America as well as any children's show host could, and if someone who's job it is is to help kids read is scared for HIS life? That's messed up.

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