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Two Year Investigation Reveals Nation’s Largest Sheriff’s Dept. Targets Blacks and Latinos, Says DOJ | breakingbrown.com

The problems in a region of Antelope Valley have come as the city has gone from being majority white to a majority black and Hispanic community. According to the Department of Justice, “Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s (LASD) Lancaster and Palmdale, both of which are located in the Antelope Valley, engaged in a pattern or practice of stops, searches, and seizures and excessive force in violation of the Constitution and federal law.”

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New Study Reveals Black Youth Are Significantly Discriminated Against at Voting Booth | Black Blue Dog

For years, there has been an assumption made that African-Americans are largely discriminated against at the voting booth, well now that assumption has been turned into a fact. According to a new study conducted by Dr. Cathy Cohen of Univ. of Chicago and Jon Rogowski of Washington Univ.,  voter identification laws are applied unevenly across racial groups and have significant discriminatory effects on Black and Latino youth under age 30.

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