18 Examples Of Racism In The Criminal Legal System – No. 12 State Drug Incarceration

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By Bill Quigley – Law Professor, Loyola University New Orleans

SOURCE: Huffington Post – 18 Examples Of Racism In The Criminal Legal System

  1. State Drug Incarceration

The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports 208,000 people are in state prisons for drug offenses. Of this number, 32 percent are white and 68 percent are African American or Hispanic.

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