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The FBI released in February 1987 a suspect sketch of the Unabomber, later found to be Ted Kaczynski, released in February 1987, following a Salt Lake City, Utah, bombing. The sketch shows the first view of the suspect in his infamous hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses. Compare this FBI composite to a picture of the actual criminal, Ted Kaczynski. I think if the sketch was run through a profiliing app, it would reveal a suspect of Arabic descent. This sketch was issued four years before that an abhorrent Arab stereotype appeared in the Walt Disney’s “Aladdin”. It seems there may be a purpose to distributing these images in this time frame.
This is propaganda because
There is racial profiling or stereotyping when the image is also associated with maligned characteristics.
Federal Bureau of Investigation, public domain
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