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"Color of Crime: The Tyranny of ‘Collateral Consequences’," by Joshua Vaughn, The Crime Report, May 24, 2016.

"Machine Bias," by Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson, Surya Mattu, and Lauren Kirchner, ProPublica, May 23, 2016.

"Meth, hypnosis, and murder: An incredible true story of race and punishment on Texas’ death row," by Casey Tolan, Fusion, May 10, 2016.

"Louisiana’s Color-Coded Death Penalty," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, May 9, 2016.

"Opinion: How black girls suffer when booted from school to juvenile detention centers," by Marcia Chatelain, The Washington Post, May 6, 2016.

"Opinion: How racism and bias criminalized marijuana," by John Hudak, The New York Times, April 28, 2016.

"Contesting bail to take on racial disparities in San Francisco jails," by Kamala Kelkar, PBS NewsHour, April 24, 2016.

"A Snapshot of the U.S. Prison System's Racial Realities," by America Reframed, The Atlantic, April 22, 2016.

"Racial Discrimination and Capital Punishment: The Indefensible Death Sentence of Duane Buck," by Lincoln Caplan, The New Yorker, April 20, 2016.

"Death Row’s Race Problem," by David Oshinsky, The Wall Street Journal, April 15, 2016.

"Jail reform tackles racial disparities," by Brian Rogers, The Houston Chronicle, April 13, 2016.

"Chicago police ‘have no regard’ for lives of minorities, report says," by Mark Berman, The Washington Post, April 13, 2016.

"Racial disparities in SF traffic searches raise concerns of bias," by Joaquin Palomino, San Francisco Chronicle, April 8, 2016.

"Stark racial divide remains in pot arrests in D.C.," by Aaron C. Davis, The Washington Post, April 5, 2016.

"Blacks hit hard by Iowa's mandatory sentences," by Kathy A. Bolten, The Des Moines Register, April 4, 2016.

"Race and the Death Penalty in Texas," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, April 2, 2016.

"Report: Aide says Nixon's war on drugs targeted blacks, hippies," by Tom LoBianco, CNN, March 24, 2016.

"Poor white kids are less likely to go to prison than rich black kids," by Max Ehrenfreund, The Washington Post, March 23, 2016.

"Georgia's 'Felony Driving Law' Targets Blacks, Latinos, Undocumented Immigrants," by Alice Speri, The Intercept, March 23, 2016.

"Justice Department Reaches Agreement With Ferguson, Mo., Over Police Practices," by Carrie Johnson, NPR, March 18, 2016.

"Blacks more likely to get prison time in plea deals, Hampton Roads court data show," by Dave Ress, The Daily Press, March 17, 2016.

"Opinion: My Brother’s Keeper," by Senator Cory Booker, The Atlantic, March 6, 2016.

"Racial bias evident in South Carolina criminal sentences, study reveals," by Edward Helmore, The Guardian, February 29, 2016.

"Researchers have discovered a new and surprising racial bias in the criminal justice system," by Jeff Guo, The Washington Post, Febuary 24, 2016.

"Deep racial disparity in homicide arrests, SFPD data show," by Emily Green, San Francisco Chronicle, January 30, 2016.

"Black Drivers in Florida Face Far Stricter Seatbelt Enforcement, Report Says," by Lizette Alvarez, New York Times, January 27, 2016.

"APNewsBreak: Racial disparities seen in police stun gun use," by Dave Collins, Associated Press, January 27, 2016.

"Opinion: The presumption of innocence doesn’t apply to my child," by Karen Dolan, Washington Post, January 21, 2016.

"Broaden the focus on Minnesota's racial disparities," by Editorial Board, Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 19, 2016.

"Branstad opens door to criminal justice reform," by William Petroski and Brianne Pfannenstiel, Des Moines Register, January 12, 2016.

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