Wednesday, June 01, 2016

You Call Your Species Evolved?

David Colarusso analyzed 2.2 million sentencing records from Virginia to determine the relationship between race, income and treatment in the criminal justice system. His conclusion:

"For a black man in Virginia to get the same treatment as his Caucasian peer, he must earn more than $90,000 dollars a year more... and the same holds for American Indians, Asian or Pacific Islanders, and Hispanics."

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