Racial Disparities In Traffic Stops
Police departments in Illinois have had to report racial and ethnic information about traffic stops for nearly two decades since a law passed by a former State Sen. Barack Obama. Years later, inequities persist. We talked about it with a culture and diversity reporter, an attorney at the ACLU, and the president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Reporter, The State Journal-Register
Staff attorney, ACLU of Illinois
President and General Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Traffic stops in Chicago more than tripled from 2015 to 2017, with Black drivers accounting for the majority of this increase. https://t.co/wyhp9J1k0I— ACLU (@ACLU) January 26, 2019
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