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Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System in the United States By Stephen ReedAAS, M.S., Paralegal/Legal Assistant
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To view the meaning and understanding of Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice System here in the United States.Historically, research has shown that minorities, especially Blacks, are more likely... More > to be arrested and sentenced to prison terms than their White counterparts. For people to have faith in our justice system, the system must be seen as fair in all perspectives< Less
A REVIEW OF RACIAL DISPARITIES IN MATERNAL HEALTH OUTCOMES By Alexandra Bailey
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A review of racial disparities in maternal health outcomes.
HIV/AIDS Susceptibility and Racial Disparities By Sylvester Hillard
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HIV/AIDS Susceptibility and Racial Disparities is the result of extensive research conducted to establish a link between intrinsic pre-existing factors/conditions, in humans, and vulnerability to HIV... More > infection as well as examine the stupefying racial disparities that are reported in study after study. While many reports have been issued on various HIV risk factors, few literary works have been produced examining why some people contract HIV and others don’t. My goal was to tie all of the pieces together, with respect to identifying fundamental HIV vulnerability factors as well as seek an answer to the question, ‘Why do certain racial groups have a greater propensity to contract this disease than others?< Less
Chapter 4 - The State of Black South Carolina: Racial Disparities in South Carolina’s Juvenile Justice System: A Look at Truancy and Disturbing School By Columbia Urban League
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“Racial Disparities in South Carolina’s Juvenile Justice System: A Look at Truancy and Disturbing School,” by Dr. Patricia Stone Motes, Dr. Andrew Billingsley, Ms. Janice P. Rivers,... More > and Dr. Chaundrissa Oyeshiku Smith, researches currently or formerly affiliated with the Institute for Families in Society at the University of South Carolina, examine the complexities of understanding racial disparities in the state’s juvenile justice system by analyzing the offenses of truancy and disturbing school. Both offenses have a major impact on determining which youths are in the juvenile justice system, and thus which ones are likely to end up incarcerated as adults. More than 50% of youths who go through the juvenile justice system are later incarcerated in prison as adults. Thus, a truancy or disturbing school offense can be the first step toward adult imprisonment.< Less
Addressing Health Disparities: Is There a Role for Private Payers In Reducing the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Among U.S. Hispanics? By Susan Helm-Murtagh
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The successful resolution of the overall problem of racial and ethnic health disparities, whether measured by prevalence or incidence, and regardless of the target population or the target disease,... More > will require the involvement of and action by all health care system stakeholders – payers, providers, members, communities, the government, agencies, and foundations. Health plans are in a unique position to influence the majority of these players, through advocacy, strategies, interventions, incentives, partnerships, policies, and programs. This study presents a series of best and promising practices for health plans to take to begin to address racial and ethnic health disparities.< Less
Addressing Health Disparities: Is There a Role for Private Payers In Reducing the Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Among U.S. Hispanics? By Susan Helm-Murtagh
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The successful resolution of the overall problem of racial and ethnic health disparities, whether measured by prevalence or incidence, and regardless of the target population or the target disease,... More > will require the involvement of and action by all health care system stakeholders – payers, providers, members, communities, the government, agencies, and foundations. Health plans are in a unique position to influence the majority of these players, through advocacy, strategies, interventions, incentives, partnerships, policies, and programs. This study presents a series of best and promising practices for health plans to take to begin to address racial and ethnic health disparities.< Less
NYPD Police Precincts and Marijuana Arrests: Disparities in Race, Age, and Income in Marijuana Possession Arrests. By Azim Aziz-Uribe
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In the last decade, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) approximately arrested 353,000 people for possessing small quantities of marijuana, primarily young blacks and Hispanics. The undercover... More > narcotics officers use deceptive methods to obtain marijuana arrests to benefit themselves economically, while helping the department create an illusion of productivity. But marijuana possession arrests only helps create a bitter sentiment between the NYPD and the public, wastes public and law enforcement resources, sets up a head start criminal career program for young people, and increases crime instead of decreasing it. This research aims to show: 1) The NYPD still arrests blacks and Hispanics disproportionate to whites and people of other races; 2) The NYPD still arrests young people disproportionate to adults; 3) Marijuana possession arrests falls excessively on impoverished black and Hispanic communities; 4) The NYPD’s marijuana arrest policy is biased and racially skewed.< Less
Juvenile Justice in America By Stephen Reed,BS.Rel,MS.Theo,MS,Paralegal/Legal Assistant
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This is an introduction to Juvenile Justice in America. Since the 1990s, youth crime rates have plummeted. These falling crime rates have led many jurisdictions to rethink the punitive juvenile... More > justice practices that became popular in the 1980s and 1990s. Today, states are instituting major systemic reforms designed to reduce institutional confinement, close old 19th century era reform schools, and expand community-based interventions.< Less
True Colors: Evanston Through Our Eyes By Evanston Township High School
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This book, inspired by conversations within Senior Studies, is a student organized compilation of oral histories which shares the class’s experience and awareness surrounding Evanston’s... More > racial segregation, prejudice, discrimination and disparities within the community. And while it as a whole speaks to Evanston’s privilege disparity, each individual adds an intersectional narrative. This piece aims to preserve the voices of the Senior Studies Class of 2017, with hopes to create change within the community by starting a conversation surrounding these stigmatized issues. Of the 73 students enrolled in this class, 37 students participated in creating this book and 33 were interviewed. Each individual involved shared their own personal experiences and reflected on their time in Evanston. As a whole, the students spoke of the necessity for change within the community,resulting from their experiences regarding discrimination, prejudice and inequity.< Less
When I Grow Up By Equity Alliance MN YEB
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About the Kid’s Books by Youth Project: Equity Alliance MN’s Youth Executive Board (YEB) has created books for children. The purpose of this project was to include people of color in... More > children’s book, to increase the diversity of cultures young people are exposed to, and encourage excitement of literacy. Another goal of the project was to address one of the YEB’s core values, which is educational equity. YEB felt strongly about addressing the absence of culture disparities in our society. Growing up many YEB’s members from all over the east metro area of the Twin Cities did not see their culture representing in books. YEB’s kids books reflect a diverse range of cultures, while staying in tune with creativity of younger readers. The hope is that these books will serve to delight and expose young minds to different tales that all reveal the fundamental lesson; racial and cultural competency helps mold others into open minded individuals.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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