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Resource ID: #22013
Subject: Racial Profiling
Source: Austin Chronicle
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Date: 9/24

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The Austin Chronicle uncovers shocking disparity in how whites and blacks are treated and prosecuted for their crimes in Williamson County. This observation is reinforced by the cases of drug dealers: two white men found with more than 200 grams of meth were fined and sent to prison for less than 6 months, while several blacks in possession of less than 45 grams of crack were sentenced to 15 months to life.

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