Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Falling Further Behind: Combating Racial Discrimination in America

Shadow Report
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
The Leadership Conference Education Fund
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
July 2014

A comprehensive study on the discrimination and racial disparities that persist at every stage of the U.S. criminal justice system, from policing to trial to sentencing. Racial profiling, stand you ground laws, police misconduct, and the impact of prosecutorial discretion on individuals of color are all topics covered and more by the three organizations; shedding light on the discrimination in education, employment, housing, immigration policy, voting, and the discrimination against women of color.

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