As the nation is told to wear masks, black Americans must also weigh the risks of racial profiling.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/04/09/masks-racial-profiling-walmart-coronavirus/
Los Angeles police are convinced big data can help fight crime, even after shutting down a program that activists said targeted minorities unfairly.
— Read on www.cbsnews.com/news/los-angeles-police-department-laser-data-driven-policing-racial-profiling-2-0-cbsn-originals-documentary/
In a deposition, Constantin Tsachas rationalized quotas, targeting Black and Latino males, punishing minority cops more harshly than white ones, and having cops lurk in subway station closets.
— Read on www.vice.com/en_us/article/7kzw5b/infamous-nypd-transit-cop-gives-secret-testimony-about-racist-policing-practices
Diversity among officers lags behind the general population. But is police culture a greater problem when it comes to combating excessive force?
— Read on theconversation.com/is-hiring-more-black-officers-the-key-to-reducing-police-violence-126075
Troopers were 2 to 3 times more likely to search black and Hispanic drivers. Officials are unsure if anything was done to address the problem.
— Read on www.inquirer.com/news/pennsylvania/spl/pennsylvania-state-police-racial-bias-traffic-stops-vehicle-searches-20200123.html
Links to the reports can be found HERE
The scourge of police violence targeting Black women
— Read on newrepublic.com/article/156011/naming-threat
Report to the United Nations on Racial Disparities in the U.S. Criminal Justice System | The Sentencing Project
— Read on www.sentencingproject.org/publications/un-report-on-racial-disparities/