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Resource ID: #2004
Subject: Race and data: Profiling and finding disparities in traffic stops, loans and justice
Source: CAR_Conference_2004_Cincinnati_OHAndy Alford; Dave Moore
Affiliation: Austin American-Statesman;Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: 2004



It is a well-known fact that African Americans are over represented in the US' prison system. But what is possibly even more amazing is the fact that a large percentage of those African Americans in adult prisons are also 18 or younger, and easily could have been sentenced to time in juvenile detention centers. This tipsheet gives basic steps to take to cover this phenomenon in your state.

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