Loury, Glenn
January 1996
New Republic;1/1/96, Vol. 214 Issue 1, p21
Analyzes the incidence of crimes committed by African Americans and judicial racism in the U.S. Increase in the murder rate among black youths between 1986 and 1991; Dilemma facing black leaders and intellectuals regarding urban violence; Impact of the reaction of whites to the threat posed by blacks on the dilemma; Motivations behind the more rapid growth in black imprisonment.


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