Do you believe there are more minorities in prison because of institutional racism or is it their fault?
Don't do crimes and you're not gonna end up incarcerated
It's their own fault. If you don't want to do the time, don't commit the crime.
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Institutional racism? Like Affirmative Action, right? Or is it not racism when whites are the victims?
No, as in African Americans only making up 15% of America's population but 50% of the prison population. Or that black people account for 26% of killings committed by police. The fact that despite using drugs at the same rate, African Americans are over 3 times more likely to be arrested for possession. Minorities are much more likely than whites to be arrested and convicted for the same crimes.
Racism against whites does exist, I'm not denying that. But minorities in America face a much harder time and face significantly more racism.
Lmao, have you ever considered the fact that blacks might commit more crimes than whites, especially violent crimes, therefore, they wind up in prison more? Carrying out justice is not institutional racism. Furthermore, they get harsher sentencing because they are either repeat offenders, have other crimes on their record, have complementary crimes with their drug offense, or live in crime ridden areas (which means more police activity).
You're right, black people do commit more violent crimes, however crime is often linked with poverty which African Americans experience at double or even the triple the rate of white Americans. Also, even with the dame exact crime and background, a black person is more likely to be convicted and incarcerated.
Lol so its the white man's fault that they live in a ghetto? Blame leftist socialists for the cycle of poverty they're stuck in, not me, or the Capitalist aspects of our government. And lol you're right, they are more likely to wind up in prison from the same background, because they commit more crime with the same background. Its a cultural thing. Black culture as it stands is degenerative, and is almost entirely to blame for their problems.
Well black people are only 13% of the population but they commit 50% of murders
shhh dommell, its the police's fault Donquarious did a driveby.