"The more I thought about it, the more perplexing it came," said Davis. "I knew I had not committed any infraction.I've been stopped in the same neighborhood. As a white male, the cop's assumption is I was looking for a drug buy.
"No tail lights were out or anything like that. Licenses were in place and intact. There was no apparent reason to be stopped, except that we were profiled," said Davis.
He said he plans on challenging the ticket.
"It's not the money. It's the principle of the whole thing."
As I became an older white male, the assumption was I'm looking for a prostitute.
That I'm cruising historic Douglas Blvd for a glimpse of Chicago History is not believable to most cops.
Now that the area is ripe for gentrification, my profile might be changing.