John Legend was correct: there are more black men in prison than slaves: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2015/feb/22/what-john-legend-said-about-slavery-oscars/
History of Lynchings in the South Documents Nearly 4,000 Names
3 sentenced to prison in slaying of black man in Mississippi
Ferguson sued over alleged modern-day debtors’ prison
The Relevance of "Selma": Four Ways Republicans Are Trying to Take Us Back to the Jim Crow Era
Outrageous!!!Outrage after south Florida police use black mugshots as targets
The Central Park Five's Long Legal Nightmare Ends As Judge Approves $41 Million Settlement
Timely comments from Tim Wise:
Resurrecting Apartheid: White Police and Politicians are Waging War on Black America
Studies Confirm the Dehumanization of Black Children and the ‘Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline’
So what else is new? Sharp Racial Divisions in Reactions to Brown, Garner Decisions
Black Female Victims Ignored by Media
New Bill Would Make Wearing Hoodies A Crime
Walking While Black - Basketball players again!
Half of all black men arrested, study shows: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/06/half-of-blacks-arrested-23_n_4549620.html
Standing While Black: 3 Black Students Arrested for Waiting for School Bus
16-Year-Old Jailed at Rikers for 3 Years Without Trial
12 Years a Slave Highlights America’s Shocking Record of Female Subjugation
Las Vegas columnist exposes modern forms of slavery
Black Students Face More Discipline, Data Suggests
Racial Make-Up of Jury Pool Affects Trial Outcome.
The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Arizona’s Latinos and Immigrants
Crime, Race and the Perils of Profiling by Tim Wise
Minority men falling behind academically, study finds
You won't believe this - well, maybe you will. Two young black women sentenced to two consecutive life terms for an $11 robbery in Mississippi. 'So Utterly Inhumane'
Update: Rally aims to sway Barbour on pardon for sisters
The Blame Frame: Justifying (Racial) Injustice in America: http://www.law.harvard.edu/students/orgs/crcl/vol41_2/hanson.pdf
Link to history of Jim Crow: http://www.ferris.edu/jimcrow/what.htm
Study of certification in Chicago once again documents racial bias and how most offenders are not violent.
New study shows racial inequality runs deep in Mississippi: Framing Race in Mississippi
A series of articles on the Sean Bell Case
Special web page by the Sentencing Project on Racial Disparity: http://www.sentencingproject.org/IssueAreaHome.aspx?IssueID=3. See especially "key publications" in PDF format.
15 year old black girl sent to prison for shoving teacher aid
Jena, Louisiana Case: A series of news stories
Bob Herbert (New York Times): Jim Crow Policing