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"Black adults 8 times as likely to be arrested for pot in Pa. as whites, study shows," by Justine McDaniel, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 16, 2017.

"Texas Man’s Death Sentence Thrown Out Over Racist Testimony," by Matthew Haag, New York Times, October 4, 2017.

"Will Florida Banish the Ghost of Jim Crow?," by Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic, October 3, 2017.

"Study: High rates of stop-and-frisk even in Philly's lowest-crime black areas," by Samantha Melamed, The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 2, 2017.

"Fewer Youths Incarcerated, But Gap Between Blacks And Whites Worsens," by Jose Olivares, NPR, September 27, 2017.

"Opinion: We don't think Michelle Jones could change because we see black moms as monsters," by Manisha Sinha, New York Times, September 21, 2017.

"Editorial: When Will Black Lives Matter in St. Louis? ," by Nicole D. Nelson, New York Times, September 20, 2017.

"Native Americans are over-represented in Montana's prison system. What can be done?," by Phoebe Tollefson, Billings Gazette, September 19, 2017.

"‘Remember, we only kill black people,’ Georgia police officer told a woman — on camera," by Lindsey Bever, Washington Post, August 31, 2017.

"Blacks remain focus of Boston police investigations, searches ," by Jan Ransom, Boston Globe, August 28, 2017.

"Why are people still racist? What science says about America’s race problem.," by William Wan and Sarah Kaplan, Washington Post, August 14, 2017.

"US justice is built to humiliate and oppress black men. And it starts with the chokehold," by Paul Butler, The Guardian, August 11, 2017.

"Killings of Black Men by Whites are Far More Likely to be Ruled 'Justifiable'," by Daniel Lathrop and Anna Flagg, The Marshall Project, August 14, 2017.

"Can Atlantic City's bold experiment take racial bias out of predictive policing?," by Samantha Melamed, Philly.com, August 10, 2017.

"Opinion: The Right to (Black) Life," by Renee Bracey Sherman, New York Times, August 9, 2017.

"Racial Violence on the Screen," by Michael Eric Dyson, New York Times, August 5, 2017.

"New Rules For California Police On Collecting Racial Data," Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, August 5, 2017.

"What's Keeping Asian-American Lawyers From Ascending The Legal Ranks?," by Kat Chow, NPR Code Switch, July 31, 2017.

"Opinion: An unyielding justice system built for the oppression of blacks," by Katheryn Russell-Brown, The Washington Post, July 27, 2017.

"Blog: A study suggests that black Americans are unfairly fined by police," by The Data Team, The Economist, July 27, 2017.

"Three New Books Discuss How to Confront and Reform Racist Policing," by Elizabeth Hinton, New York Times, July 2, 2017.

"When a police shooting victim is a white woman," by German Lopez, Vox, July 24, 2017.

"Serving Time: Average Prison Sentence in the U.S. Is Getting Event Longer," by Janice Williams, Newsweek, July 22, 2017.

"Opinion: A Warrant to Search Your Vagina," by Andrea J. Ritchie, New York Times, July 21, 2017.

"Foster Care as Punishment: The New Reality of ‘Jane Crow’," by Stephanie Clifford and Jessica Silver-Greenberg, New York Times, July 21, 2017.

"Commentary: White America's Unshakeable Confidence in the Police," by Donovan X. Ramsey, The Marshall Project, July 19, 2017.

"The Racist Pot Prosecutions That Even Prosecutors Acknowledge Are Ridiculous," by Scott Hechinger, Daily Beast, July 17, 2017.

"Smoking Marijuana While Black," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, July 17, 2017.

"What the 'Crack Baby' Panic Reveals About The Opioid Epidemic," by Vann R. Newkirk II, The Atlantic, July 16, 2017.

"Iowa minorities given new tool to challenge all-white juries," by David Pitt, Associated Press, July 6, 2017.

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