Minor Drug Arrests: People of Color Get Hit Again

Posted: November 4, 2010 in At-risk kids

The New York Times has a disturbing report on how people of color are disproportionately targeted in drug arrests for marijuana. No surprise, really, considering how often arrests are racially profiled. The Obama Administration seems as unconcerned about the skewed numbers when it comes to race and the criminal justice system as any other administration. Meanwhile the evidence, the numbers and the injustice just keep piling up. This well written OpEd piece is worth reading.


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