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African Americans ‘Disproportionate’ Victims of South Carolina Cop Shootings

A six-month investigation of South Carolina officer-involved shootings over the past decade by The Greenville News revealed shortcomings in the use of police bodycams and failures to report incidents to the state office responsible for investigating them. The victims were disproportionately African Americans, the paper said.

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Black and White Justice

All too often our justice system isn’t equally fair to youth of all races, writes an R Street Fellow. Here are some ways to change that.

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Court Reverses Curtis Flowers Conviction

The Supreme Court reversed the most recent conviction of Flowers, a black Mississippian who has been tried an extraordinary six times for a quadruple murder in 1996, finding that a zealous prosecutor again improperly kept African Americans off the jury.