Bean Discussion Lead.Day 5

The supreme court the fourteenth amendment equal

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Unformatted text preview: explicit bias •  “…hos2lity almost always increase when people are primed- - even subliminally- - with images or verbal cues associated with African Americans” (Alexander 107). The Supreme Court •  The Fourteenth Amendment: equal protec2on under laws? •  “discrimina2on is an inevitable byproduct of discre2on”(111) •  The War on Drugs and court sentencing incarcerated AF/AM males (98.4% serving life sentences) •  Court decision rulings greatly affected by conscious/unconscious racial bias The Jury •  All white juries- courts discriminate against black jurors •...
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