Ten Ways Criminal Justice Is One Of The Great Civil Rights Crises Of Our Time

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/08/28/2541231/ways-criminal-justice-civil-rights-crisis-time/

OMG, number three!

The New York Police Department city made more stops of young black men in 2011 than there are young black men in the city, as part of its aggressive stop-and-frisk program that a federal judge deemed racial profiling earlier this month. In the years since, the NYPD has decreased the number of stops, but the disproportionate impact on blacks and Hispanics remains dramatic.

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Image source and article: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/08/28/2541231/ways-criminal-justice-civil-rights-crisis-time/

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