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Posted inCrime, Reform & Abolition, Race

Los Angeles DA over-prosecutes black people, then blames them for making ‘bad decisions’

At a heated district attorney debate in Los Angeles last week, DA Jackie Lacey faced questions about why her office incarcerated black Los Angeles residents at 13 times the rate of white residents between 2013 and 2015. Lacey responded by brushing off the racial disparity as a simple fact of life, saying that by the […]