Saturday, December 07, 2013

Racism: Alive and Well in America's Justice System

This week I attended a screening of Gideon's Army. Watch the documentary if you get the chance. It is worth every minute of your time.

How is it that a white man who kills two people and has a laundry list for an arrest record gets 5 years in jail, while a black woman (who also has an arrest record, not quite as long as the man's) doesn't kill anyone but gets put away for 18 years? Just asking!* answers below...

* The man's family has money. The woman is poor.
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