Race and Policing in Modern America by Duchess Harris JD, PHD

Available At: Encompass Heights

Categories : Racism

Description: This book explores how the US criminal justice system perpetuates inequality, from the police’s origins as slave patrols to the school-to-prison pipeline.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This contains inflammatory racial and social commentary.

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Page 9: There is inequality in the criminal justice system. However, this inequality has roots outside the system.

Page 15: …many laws and policies affect people of color more than white people. People of color are often at a disadvantage. This is called systemic racism.

Page 19: The criminal justice system negatively affects people of color from an early age.

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