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White Privilege, on a Bicycle

The perils of "biking while black" came into sharp focus this month.
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The other night, I was at a small party where I brought up the idea of bicycle registration. Should bicycle owners, I asked the man next to me, be required to register their bicycles with the police?

His answer was a firm and unequivocal yes. In his opinion, bicycles should be registered so that their owners could be held accountable for their actions and any injuries they might cause.