History

What Discrimination Looks Like In America

In the U.S., African Americans face a racial bias in a variety of ways. So how does this discrimination translate day-to-day?

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Report on the Continuing Impact of United States v. Booker on Federal Sentencing (ussc.gov)
"The United States Sentencing Commission ("the Commission") submits this report to Congress on the impact of United States v. Booker on federal sentencing in order to assist Congress..."

Racial Disproportionality in School Discipline (kirwaninstitute.osu.edu)
"Research shows that African American students, and especially African American boys, are disciplined more often and receive more out-of-school suspensions and expulsions than White students."

The Disproportionate Risks of Driving While Black (nytimes.com)
"An examination of traffic stops and arrests in Greensboro, N.C., uncovered wide racial differences in measure after measure of police conduct."

Statistics That Hurt (kellogg.northwestern.edu)
"When confronting the touchy topic of racial discrimination, satirical TV commentator Stephen Colbert often dodges the issue by quipping that he doesn't "see race.""