Racial Profiling In Sherman Alexe's Flight Patterns

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History is constantly changing and shaping the world and the views of people. Racial profiling and as author Sherman Alexie calls them “little brown people” go hand in hand. It doesn’t matter if it is the 1800s or the early 2000s. Judgement is second nature to mankind and there is no stopping it. Conclusions are drawn within the first five seconds of meeting a stranger that will form the basis a person is viewed on for the entirety of their relationship. During Flight Patterns by Sherman Alexie the main character William is the prime example of a subject of racial profiling and a man who passes judgements on those around him. This is all shaped by the conditions of William’s life and the events he has experienced. Despite being a minority