justice policy institute

Black Drug Offenders - The number of Black drug offenders behind bars is on the decline, according to a new study.  Experts in criminal justice suggested several reasons for the decline in imprisoned Black drug offenders, including a reduction in racial profiling, a drop in open-air drug sales and a cooling of the crack cocaine trade that devastated urban communities throughout the 1980s and ’90s.

Blacks Pay More to Get Out of Jail

Study says the U.S. should stop using money for bail.