Racial Inequality In The Justice System Essay

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Register to read the introduction… I have shown that due to the fact of skin color, one is more likely to be pulled over and serve a longer sentence than that of a non-Hispanic White man. I have shown there is inequality structured within the structure. I have broken it down into three separate races describing what they are most convicted for, how long they are sentenced, and how long they serve their sentence.
Racial inequality does exist. This inequality stems from the time of slavery when diversity was not accepted. With immigration and integration, we are a more diverse society. With this diversity we are exposed to cultures and traditions that would not once be they way we thought. Also because of the way the diversity was established and slavery was abolished, many people still believe in keeping other races down and still do not accept others for who they are based on their skin color, thus leading to racial
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