Episode Six: Part Four Discrimination w Det Small

Discrimination is good?

I continue my conversation with Detective Small and we begin with the idea that there is good discrimination and bad discrimination and then discuss the paradigm built around racism.

Detective Small shares a story of how a female police officer was discouraged by family members from becoming a cop and how racism manifests itself as a worse case situation. Then we talk about tips on how to handle situations where we feel uncomfortable around another race.



The Four P’s


We end discussing the arrest of Henry Louis Gates for breaking into his own home in 2009  and finally the four p’s of “ism” and how they can be used to destroy racism.

In our discussion we briefly mention Jane Elliot’s ground breaking “brown eye/blue eye” experiment.

This is a recording of the original test performed not long after the death of Dr. Martin Luther King:


Jane Elliot was recently interviewed regarding her experiment on Oprah:



You can check out part one of this interview  here.

Detective Small’s  very honest and personal views are his own and not those of VTIP Entertainment or New York City Police Department.

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