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CJCJ in the news: Black women in San Francisco arrested way more often than white women, report shows

These shocking statistics come on the heels of a report released last Wednesday outlining what its authors call the dangerous criminalization of black women. In a year filled with countless protests, relentless media coverage, robust political and community organizing efforts aimed at addressing the over-policing and police-involved deaths of young black men, comparatively little has been said about the criminalization and vulnerability of black girls and women.

Keywords: arrests, factsheet, racial disparities

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