Race and Crime in America

Ep 19: As the country faces a crisis in race and justice, the cases we discuss today have helped bring our attention to some of the most significant injustices and important issues, but do we know the whole story and even when we do, what can we do about it? In today's episode, we use the stories of females to explore both the problems and some of the possible solutions to racism in our criminal justice system. Sources Cited for this episode: Bureau of Justice Statistics, FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, Sentencing Project: Report to the UN on Racial Disparities in the US Criminal Justice System, New York Times, National Registry of Exonerations, The Innocence Project Recommended readings: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race/Beverley Daniel Tatum/2017  White Rage/Carol Anderson/2017  The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness/Michelle Alexander/2010 Just Mercy/Bryan Stevenson/2014 Recommended Documentaries: 13th When They See Us Gideon’s Army Sponsors:  Daily Harvest - Get $25 off your first order at http://www.daily-harvest.com when you use the promo code: WOMEN Talkspace - Get $100 off your first month at http://www.talkspace.com when you use promo code: WOMENANDCRIME Support Our Work: The easiest way you can support us is by leaving a review, telling your friends, sharing on social media or by sending us a note. We love to hear from our audience!  You can also support the show through the following ways:  Patron - If you're enjoying the podcast and would like to hear ad-free shows, have access to exclusive AMAs with the hosts, or just want support what we are doing in general, please checkout our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/womenandcrime Merchandise - For T-shirts, Hoodies, notebooks, stickers and mugs check out https://www.womenandcrimepodcast.com/merch Credits: Written and Hosted by Amy Shlosberg and Meghan Sacks Produced and Edited by James Varga Music by Dessert Media Social Links: Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | Reddit | Twitter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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