Bean Discussion Lead.Day 5

The criminal justice system adamantly claims to be

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Unformatted text preview: ison without further thought. The criminal justice system adamantly claims to be colorblind, yet statistics repeatedly reveal that the rate in which men of color get arrested greatly outnumbers the arrest rates of white men. In the Drug War, the enemy is racially defined (98) •  People of all races use drugs/ commit drug crimes •  Whites are just as likely to use drug compared to other races •  Racial bias and racial disparity in the jus2ce system (racial discrimina2on) The Media: Perpetua2on of the ‘criminal Blackman’ stereotype (107) •  The media further pushes nega2ve stereotypes about blacks •  Implicit and...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2014 for the course SOC 211 taught by Professor Pamelaroberts during the Spring '14 term at Roosevelt.

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