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Hit them in the pocketbook

Flex Your Rights blog has the info on 87 women who were illegally searched for drugs at O’Hare airport. They’ll be receiving a $1.9 million settlement.

At airports, only “reasonable suspicion” is necessary to justify brief detentions and searches, but even this minimal evidentiary standard couldn’t explain why it was always Black women getting pulled out of line and humiliated.

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