Atlanta Black Star

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Primary geographic focus: Georgia
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Traffic Ticket-to-Prison Pipeline: New Report Reveals Racial Bias In California’s Traffic Court System

Tanasia Kenney
Atlanta Black Star
May 7, 2017
California’s traffic fines are some of the steepest in the country, and a new report shows that the state’s current policies for those unable to pay are disproportionately affecting Blacks and Latinos.

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Rigged System: Report Finds Baltimore is a National Leader in Evictions, as 7,000 Households, Overwhelmingly Black, Are Thrown out on the Street Each Year

David Love
Atlanta Black Star
December 13, 2015
A report by the Public Justice Center, a civil legal aid organization, sounds the alarm on the problem of evictions, which are experienced primarily by Black residents, namely Black women.

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