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18 Examples Of Racism In The Criminal Legal System

Racism may well be the biggest crime in the criminal legal system. If present trends continue, 1 of every 4 African American males born this decade can expect to go to prison in his lifetime, despite the fact that the Census Bureau reports that the U.S. is 13 percent Black, 61 percent white and 17 percent Latino. When Brown v Board of Education was decided in 1954, about 100,000 African Americans were in prison.
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