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He was harassed by the cops (again) — this time, he asked for something in response.

He grew up in the same house as his mom ... but not the same neighborhood. Here's how that shaped him into who he is today.

He was harassed by the cops (again) — this time, he asked for something in response.
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When Jamil Jivani was growing up, it was almost as if he and his mom lived in different neighborhoods — despite living in the same house.

See, his white mom never had a reason to distrust the cops. But for Jamil, unpleasant interactions with police were a huge part of his childhood ... all because he has a black dad.


For Jamil, being racially profiled by the cops is not unusual.

But recently, he actually managed to turn the experience into a relatively positive one. How? He requested a mediated conversation after the fact with the officers who stopped him. And it actually went really well.

Are mediated conversations going to make racism and inequality just *poof* magically disappear? Um, no. But Jamil really believes they're a solid step in the right direction.

Check out his full TED Talk below:

Living a simple and happy life, Chow Yun-fat plans to give his around $700 million fortune to charity, Hong Kong movie site Jayne Stars reported.

Chow Yun Fat was born in Lamma Island, Hong Kong, to a mother who was a cleaning lady and vegetable farmer, and a father who worked on a Shell Oil Company tanker. Chow grew up in a farming community, in a house with no electricity.

He would wake at dawn each morning to help his mother sell herbal jelly and Hakka tea-pudding on the streets; in the afternoons, he went to work in the fields.

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