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"On Police Treatment, Asian-Americans Show Ethnic, Generational Splits," by Hansi Lo Wang, NPR, April 19, 2017.

"Nebraska law enforcement report shows racial disparity in traffic stops," by Alia Conley, Omaha World-Herald, April 9, 2017.

"'The Watch' Blog: Another survey of police shootings finds wide racial disparities," by Radley Balko, The Washington Post, April 7, 2017.

"Opinion - Robert Martineau and Gordon Myse: Racial disparity in sentencing," by Robert J. Martineau and Gordon Myse, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, April 3, 2017.

"Is Plea Bargaining Color Blind?," by TCR Staff, The Crime Report, March 31, 2017.

"Opinion: Justice Springs Eternal," by James Forman, The New York Times, March 25, 2017.

"Should Prosecutors Chastise Those They Don’t Charge?," by Benjamin Weiser, March 24, 2017.

"Bill would let Nevada police pull over seat belt offenders," by Alison Noon, the Washington Times, March 23, 2017.

"The war on drugs remains as racist as ever, statistics show," by Keegan Hamilton, VICE News, March 14, 2017.

"People see black men as larger and stronger than white men — even when they’re not, study says," by Ben Guarino, The Washington Post, March 14, 2017.

"Black People More Likely to Be Wrongfully Convicted of Murder, Study Shows," by Niraj Chokshi, The New York Times, March 7, 2017.

"For SF’s black defendants, it’s hard to find jury of peers," by Vivian Ho, San Francisco Chronicle, March 4, 2017.

"Supreme Court says race-based testimony discriminated against black death row inmate," by Robert Barnes, The Washington Post, February 22, 2017.

"Opinion: Big data may be reinforcing racial bias in the criminal justice system," by Laurel Eckhouse, The Washington Post, February 10, 2017.

"A Small Ohio Town Clamors to Curb Aggressive Policing," by John Eligon, The New York Times, February 5, 2017.

"The FBI’s Secret Rules," by Trevor Aaronson, Cora Currier, Alice Speri, and Jenna McLaughlin, The Intercept, January 31, 2017.

"Justice Department report rips Chicago police for excessive force, lax discipline, bad training," by Jason Meisner, Annie Sweeney, Dan Hinkel, and Jeremy Gorner, The Chicago Tribune, January 13, 2017.

"‘I’m a college student, but I was treated like a criminal. How can I not incorporate that into my world view?’," by Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post, January 4, 2017.

"Black parents take their kids to school on how to deal with police," by Janell Ross, The Washington Post, January 3, 2017.

"Black men and women in Colorado are disproportionately arrested, more likely to be imprisoned, first-of-its-kind report shows," by Jesse Paul, The Denver Post, December 22, 2016.

"Study shows deep racial division when it comes to attitudes about cops — but it’s driven by experience," by Radley Balko, 'The Watch' Blog, December 20, 2016.

"Unequal Sentences for Blacks and Whites," by The Editorial Board, The New York Times, December 17, 2016.

"Oregon study finds racial disparities in drug convictions," Associated Press, December 16, 2016.

"Analysis: How Blacks and Whites Die Differently in Prison," by Yolanda Martinez, The Marshall Project, December 15, 2016.

"Racial, ethnic disparities emerge in Oregon's conviction rate for drug possession," by Noelle Crombie, The Oregonian, December 14, 2016.

"Inquiry Into Racial Bias in New York Prisons Is Big Job for Small Team," by Michael Winerip and Michael Schwirtz, The New York Times, December 11, 2016.

"Opinion: ‘I’m Prejudiced,’ He Said. Then We Kept Talking.," by Heather C. McGhee, The New York Times, December 10, 2016.

"Gray Matter: The Roots of Implicit Bias," by Daniel A. Yudkin and Jay Van Bavel, The New York Times, December 9, 2016.

"Florida’s broken sentencing system," by Josh Salman, Emily Le Coz, and Elizabeth Johnson, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, December 8, 2016.

"Police arrest an armed man without incident, while an unarmed man got shot. Did skin color make a difference?," by Courtland Milloy, The Washington Post, December 6, 2016.

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