Narrowing of Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

KCBS Radio: On-Demand
Tuesday, December 3rd
A new study released today by the Council on Criminal Justice finds that racial disparities have narrowed across the criminal justice system since the turn of the century.

The study shows that blacks in 2000 were 15 times more likely to be in prison for drug crimes, but by 2016 that number dropped to 5 times more likely.

To find out more about the findings, KCBS Radio news anchor Rebecca Corral spoke with Charles Lane, Washington Post Editorial writer and Columnist.