Rep. Conyers Renews Call For End To Racial Profiling
Rep. Conyers renews call for end to racial profiling
U.S. Rep. John Conyers(Photo: SAUL LOEB / AFP/Getty Images)
Washington — U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr. is seizing on the new film “Detroit” and the 50th anniversary of the city’s uprising to renew his call for greater accountability and training for police in an push to end racial profiling.
Conyers, portrayed in the film by actor Laz Alonso, convened a discussion Thursday evening at the U.S. Capitol with “Detroit” director Kathryn Bigelow, Alonso and others to discuss these issues and screen the movie for members of Congress, their staffs and guests.
“As we have seen from …