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It’s a major problem. I’ve been here since the ’60s. It’s changed some, but I believe it’s embedded in people’s minds. — Warren Hightower, Sales, Roxbury
It depends on what area you’re in. It happens a lot in the black community. — Patrick Registre, Chef, Dorchester
On a scale of one to ten, I’d say about a six. Students talk to me all the time about getting stopped and searched. — Nate Smith, Teacher, Roslindale
It’s a serious problem. It’s hard for black men. As a woman, I’ve never experienced it. — Nakia Snow, Chef, Roxbury
It’s been like that forever. Like they say, racism ain’t dead. It’s passed down from generation to generation. — Joe Temas, Entrepreneur, Roxbury
It’s a huge problem. It feels like it’s not safe to be black. — Dionne Jones, Photographer, Dorchester
To what extent do you think racial profiling is an issue in Boston?