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Black Lives Matter: Disproportionate Minority Contact By Cherika Wilson
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This book discusses race, crime, policy, ethics and justice in regards to the phenomena of disproportionate minority contact by police officers, which are the gatekeepers to the criminal justice... More > system, overall. America is experiencing a social phenomena where we are witnessing a disproportionate number of African American men, women, and children being sentenced to jail and prison. However, statistics provided in this book posit that these groups of individuals more likely to be sentenced to jail and prison for lengthier amounts of time than any other race combined due to racism, social inequality, hegemony, trivial stop-and-frisk procedures, as well as poor policing and stereotypical misconceptions regarding African Americans and their propensity to commit violent crimes.< Less