If there’s anything you need to know about the impact the war on drugs has on minority communities, it’s this chart:
The chart comes from the Sentencing Project’s new report outlining the many racial disparities in the criminal justice system.
What’s behind this disparity? The Sentencing Project explains: “Myriad criminal justice policies that appear to be race-neutral collide with broader socioeconomic patterns to create a disparate racial impact. Policing policies and sentencing laws are two key sources of racial inequality.
– Read the entire article at Vox.