Discrimination Among African Americans

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Throughout history, people of minority ethnicities have been discriminated against. Furthermore, this is largely caused by high ranking administrators operating in the prison system and our economy, which favors non-Hispanic, non-Arabic Caucasian people more than other races or ethnicities. For example, there is ethnic and racial discrimination in the Judicial systems of this country. Therefore, African-Americans are disproportionately imprisoned for non belligerent offenses such as illegal or unauthorized drug use or mishandling, whereas Caucasians use or abuse drugs correspondingly to what African-Americans do. This is shown in research conducted by the American Civil Liberties Union, “reported marijuana use among African-Americans was

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