“That’s why we must create a future in which children of color are not disproportionately caught up in the criminal justice system, a world in which a black 17-year-old can wear a hoodie without being assumed to be a criminal.

Creating that social change, however, has proved difficult. And that’s partly because the concept of childhood innocence itself has a deep and disturbing racial history.”

Read full article here: https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/07/26/opinion/black-kids-discrimination.html?mwrsm=Facebook&referer=http%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com%2F

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