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UCLA Will Investigate Black Judge's Complaint of Excessive Force

UCLA Will Investigate Black Judge’s Complaint of Excessive Force

by Julianne Hing on November 26 2013, 2:05PM

His attorney asked: “Do you think this would have happened if he was a white judge?”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Black Drivers in Milwaukee are Seven Times More Likely to be Stopped by Police

Black Drivers in Milwaukee are Seven Times More Likely to be Stopped by Police

by Jorge Rivas on December 9 2011, 12:59PM

Black Milwaukee drivers are seven times more likely to be stopped by city police as a white driver. Eventhough police found contraband items in searches involving black drivers at the same rate as whites.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Nick Cannon Takes to Twitter to Blast LAPD's Widespread Racial Profiling

Nick Cannon Takes to Twitter to Blast LAPD’s Widespread Racial Profiling

by Jorge Rivas on November 18 2011, 12:25PM

The comedian says he’s been stopped by cops since he was a kid riding on his bicycle. But the problem is systemic, and there’s little federal action to keep track of it.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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