racial disparity

Donnesha Cooper touches a photo of her daughter, Alianna DeFreeze, in Cleveland on Oct. 29, 2019.
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AP News
December 03, 2019 - 1:41 pm
Disparity in so-called namesake laws represents a national trend: White crime victims are much more likely to get crime bills named after them than black victims. Read more here.
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Inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison Sacramento, near Folsom, Calif., on Feb. 26, 2013.
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AP News
December 03, 2019 - 1:13 pm
Racial disparities have narrowed across the U.S. criminal justice system over 16 years, though black people are still significantly more likely to be behind bars than white people, new federal figures show. Read more here.
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In this Sept. 17, 2018 file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
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December 18, 2018 - 12:34 pm
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press President Donald Trump's school safety commission is proposing a rollback of Obama-era guidance that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline. The commission was led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and made dozens of policy recommendations in...
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