These are only a couple of cases, but it shows the mentality of some people out there; some of these people live and work in New York City.
There was also the case involving Harvard Professor, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. http://wcbstv.com/national/Henry.Louis.Gates.2.1094420.html
This didn't occur in New York City, but it helps to show the temperament of this country when race is involved.
Unfortunately finding stories that show racial tension in New York City and other parts of this country is very easy. For instance, when it comes to housing, Long Island appears to be in a continued frenzy against renting to people of color.
Look at our school systems where the African-American children are disproportionately higher in number than their White classmates. http://courses.coe.asu.edu/artiles/er/06ERv35n6_Blanchett.pdf
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