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Race and America's Criminal Justice System

A 1995 discussion of race and the criminal justice system in America.

"For those who work in the criminal justice system or live in America's black ghettos, the events in Union [South Carolina] confirmed what many take for granted - that African-American men are readily and often unfairly targeted by the criminal justice system."

Race and America's Criminal Justice System

Keywords: adult corrections, criminalization, federal, racial disparities, research brief

Posted in Publications, Social Justice

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