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"As Adults Legally Smoke Pot In Colorado, More Minority Kids Arrested For It," by Ben Markus, NPR, June 29, 2016.

"Life under curfew for American teens: ‘it’s insane, no other country does this’," by Tik Root, The Guardian, May 28, 2016.

"Justice Dept. mandates 'implicit bias' training for agents, lawyers," by Julia Edwards, Reuters , June 27, 2016.

"The Fining of Black America," by Dan Kopf, Priceonomics, June 24, 2016.

" Panel Upholds NYC Measure That Prohibits Biased Policing," by Andrew Denney, New York Law Journal, June 24, 2016.

"How people of color are being targeted for traffic violations—and huge fines—in California," by Daniel Rivero, Fusion, June 21, 2016.

"Are Traffic Stops Prone to Racial Bias?," by Vignesh Ramachandran and Katie Kramon, The Marshall Project, June 21, 2016.

"Read Sonia Sotomayor’s Atomic Bomb of a Dissent Slamming Racial Profiling and Mass Imprisonment," by Mark Joseph Stern, Slate, June 20, 2016.

"Editorial: Iowa can do more to address racial disparities," by The Register's editorial, The Des Moines Register, June 18, 2016.

"Black Americans incarcerated five times more than white people – report," by Nicole Puglise, The Guardian, June 18, 2016.

"'Ban the Box' Helps Ex-Cons Find Work, but May Hurt Prospects for Law-Abiding Blacks," by Brandon Ellington Patterson, Mother Jones, June 17, 2016.

"No Driver's License, No Job," by Alana Semuels, The Atlantic, June 15, 2016.

"Racial disparity in N.J. prison rates highest in U.S., report finds," by S.P. Sullivan, NJ.com, June 14, 2016.

"Preschool suspensions are made worse by racial disparities," by Joe Davidson, Washington Post, June 12, 2016.

"Department Of Education Report Shows Racial Disparity In Student Suspensions," NPR, June 12, 2016.

"School suspensions drop, but black students still disciplined at higher rate," by Max Lewontin, The Christian Science Monitor, June 7, 2016.

"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.

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

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