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Racial Disparities in Sentencing

The Big Problem With The Term 'Mass Incarceration'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.02.2015 | Black Voices

Hillary Clinton made headlines for her frank speech about mass incarceration on Wednesday, but did her lofty words completely bypass the real issue at...

Fingering Federal Prosecutors for Racial Bias

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 04.28.2013 | Crime
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Their colleagues didn't agree, and Calhoun's conviction stood. But Sotomayor and Breyer's rage at the bias simply pointed up what's long been noted in far too many federal cases, and in the action and behavior of far too many federal prosecutors.

Study: Race Of Jurors Plays Big Role In Convictions

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 04.17.2012 | Black Voices

In Florida, all-white jury pools found blacks accused of crimes guilty 16 percent more often than they did with white defendants according to a new s...