New Report Finds That Black Men Receive Sentences Nearly 20 Percent Longer Than White Men For Similar Crimes @balleralert 25 195 191 20 152 15 112 10 55 5 -5 -10 Black Male vs White Male New Report Finds That Black Men Receive Sentences Nearly 20 Percent Longer Than White Men For Similar Crimes - blogged by @baetoven_ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to a new report by the US Sentencing Commission Black men are given nearly 20 percent more prison time than White men for similar crimes ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The study examined sentences from 2011 to 2016 finding that Black men were given sentences that were 191 percent longer than ones that were “similarly situated” by White male offenders The study also highlighted potential reasons for the findings like criminal histories but found that they were not factors ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The same disparity was around 11 percent for 1998 to 2003 and 5 percent for 2003 to 2005 but skyrocketed to 15 percent for 2005 to 2007 and is close to 20 percent in the present day according to previous USSC reports ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ And according to another USSC report from 2010 the gaps have increased steadily since the Supreme Court ruled to increase judges' discretion in sentencing in the 2005 case of United States v Booker ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ But Marc Mauer director of the SentencingProject told the HuffingtonPost that judges aren't the only factor ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It’s not necessarily racist judges” Mauer said “But much of the disparity is likely due to decision-making by prosecutors” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ His organization also found that Black men are nearly six times as likely as White men to be jailed according to ESSENCE Meme

memes
memes

memes

Supreme
Supreme

Supreme

Supreme Court
Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Prison
Prison

Prison

Black
Black

Black

Time
Time

Time

United
United

United

White
White

White

Racist
Racist

Racist

Discretion
Discretion

Discretion

Essence
Essence

Essence

Black Men
Black Men

Black Men

According
According

According

🤖
🤖

🤖

united states
united states

united states

another
another

another

case
case

case

criminal
criminal

criminal

day
day

day

marc
marc

marc

they
they

they

new
new

new

court
court

court

huffingtonpost
huffingtonpost

huffingtonpost

director
director

director

times
times

times

for
for

for

study
study

study

states
states

states

factor
factor

factor

potential
potential

potential

more
more

more

like
like

like

men
men

men

making
making

making

present
present

present

balleralert
balleralert

balleralert

same
same

same

were
were

were

disparity
disparity

disparity

reasons
reasons

reasons

said
 said

said

much
 much

much

around
 around

around

male
 male

male

close
 close

close

mauer
 mauer

mauer

white men
 white men

white men

white male
 white male

white male

the supreme
 the supreme

the supreme

decision
decision

decision

And
And

And

Commission
Commission

Commission

U S
U S

U S

Percent
Percent

Percent

That
That

That

But
But

But

Not
Not

Not

Organization
Organization

Organization

The
The

The

From
From

From

Report
Report

Report

Told
Told

Told

The U
The U

The U

Necessarily
Necessarily

Necessarily

2 10
2 10

2 10

Was
Was

Was

Reports
Reports

Reports

Receive
Receive

Receive

Found
Found

Found

Are
Are

Are

Have
Have

Have

Also
Also

Also

Only
Only

Only

Since
Since

Since

Booker
Booker

Booker

10 5
10 5

10 5

15 2
15 2

15 2

found @ 5149 likes ON 2017-11-25 04:00:24 BY me.me

source: instagram