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The Racism of the US Criminal Justice System in 10 Charts

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The shooting of Michael Brown offers Americans yet another reminder that their criminal justice system is riddled with racial disparities. From encounters with police to prison sentences, Ferguson is another drop in a very full bucket.

Read the latest updates on Ferguson: http://www.vox.com/michael-brown-shoo...
Read a backgrounder on what is happening in Ferguson: http://www.vox.com/cards/mike-brown-p...

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