Saturday, December 13, 2008

Black women struggle in the criminal justice system

..."Black women are caught in the net," Taifa said. "Black women disproportionately are caught up in the criminal justice system because of these bad crack cocaine laws. They are caught up with what I call the 'girlfriend problem'." Many of these women date or have relationships with these men and they get charged along with them to harsh sentences. Basically, they are the wrong person at the wrong time."

Read the entire article by clicking the link below:

No comments:


Related Posts with Thumbnails