Does This Hot Prowl Burglary Suspect Look Familiar?
Why yes, Pasadena Police Department, your sketch looks familiar. Your cartoonishly generic sketch that you circulated in a 98.9% White and Asian neighborhood looks like 400 years of vilifying Black men.
It looks like a tool for brainwashing people into fearing Black men instead of loving, admiring, and uniting with them.
It looks like justification for calling the police to investigate a neighbor or a real estate agent.
Pasadena Police Department, your sketch looks like the excuse people will reference when they call the police on my son and his friends in a few years.
Yes, Pasadena PD, your Hot Prowl Burglary Suspect looks all too familiar.