Ahmed Mohamed had created a clock for a school project when he was arrested on suspicion of carrying a “hoax bomb”. Mohamed has received invitations to visit Twitter, Google and even the White House, meaning this incident has actually been a blessing in disguise. The 14-year-old engineering enthusiast was pictured in handcuffs wearing a NASA t-shirt.
Racial profiling is a horrible aspect of social stereotyping – and it proves that discrimination is still a major issue in the modern world. While the majority of people are accepting of everyone, others aren’t as open-minded. Well, it’s a good thing there’s a lot of sand in Texas – because that’s where this state is currently burying its head following that infamous incident involving a clock and a muslim schoolboy.