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Only in America: Racial profiling, 'illegal taxi driver' edition

A black man is wrongfully accused of being an illegal taxi driver after he was spotted dropping off his light-skinned wife — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A black man was wrongfully accused of being an illegal taxi driver after he was spotted dropping his light-skinned, biracial wife off at work. Car salesman Dan Keys Jr., 66, says Taxi and Limousine Commission agents seized his car for eight days, insisting that his "white female" passenger must have been a paying customer. Keys is now suing.