Criminal Justice

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RACE & JUSTICE

Structural discrimination and unjust policing, prosecution, and incarceration practices unfairly impact Black communities. Building a just system urgently demands reform.

THE CHALLENGE

When we talk about race and justice, we’re talking about the ways that discrimination, policing,¬†prosecutions, and incarceration practices impact Black communities.¬†

Our criminal justice system is shaped by biased policing and unfair judicial precedents, rooted in anti-Blackness and racial disparity. The emotional, mental, physical, and financial impact on our communities is a tangible experience for millions of Black people in the U.S. The cost of an unjust justice system is high.

  • Black people are incarcerated at more than 5 times the rate of whites.
  • 65 percent of Black adults have felt targeted because of their race. Similarly, approximately 35 percent of Latino and Asian adults have felt targeted because of race.

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