Black protesters calling for justice vs white sports fans rioting – do you judge them differently? The media sure does, and this chilling Brave New Films video shows how – with a chance to do something about it.
The chances of a white guy going to prison is 1 out of 17. But for black guys, the chances are 1 out of 3. Why? Lots of reasons – namely, racism. Check out this video on the prison industrial complex for a quick, but in-depth understanding of what it means for oppression to exist on a structural, institutionalized level and how that affects people’s day-to-day lives.
What are the odds you’ll go to prison? They play out earlier than you may think. Here’s an overview of the school-to-prison pipeline, cracking down on children for even the smallest infractions. What’s the impact, and who’s most likely to feel the effects? Learn more about another way the United States incarcerates more people than any other country on earth.