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  •  This is one of the primary reasons why black (6+ / 0-)

    men are charges with felonies and prosecuted more stringently and more often than white males.  Where a white accused will get probation, a black accused will face a rights debilitating felony conviction.  Black male adults after start at suspended sentences for first of fences, while white guys get diversion or probation- non conviction resolutions.  While having lived in Florida for 10 years now and seen the disparity here, the same exists up north, but is more subtle, and is couched in different pretexts.

    Patriotism may be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion is assuredly the first.

    by StrayCat on Sun Mar 02, 2014 at 07:12:31 AM PST

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