Please skim and take notes on Race, Ethnicity, and the Criminal Justice System.

Please skim and take notes on Race, Ethnicity, and the Criminal Justice System.
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This article provides an overall highlight on data and research focusing on racial and ethnic disparities in crime, victimization, and the criminal justice system within the United States. In doing so, this article illuminates how racial and ethnic discrimination, to include intersectional forms of discrimination, contributes to disparities in crime and the criminal justice system in the United States.
Watch and take notes on Michelle Alexander: Ferguson Shows Why Criminal Justice System of “Racial Control” Should Be Undone
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Afterwards, answer the following discussion questions.
Describe the nature of racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system. Specifically, what disparities exist in policing, pretrial, sentencing, parole, and post-prison. Apply critical race theory to explain why these racial disparities exist within the criminal justice system in the United States. Specifically, identify and describe the core tenets of critical race theory and use these tenets to advance your argument on why racial disparities exist in the criminal justice system. In stating your position, provide supporting documentation from the readings and/or video presentation (i.e., include the appropriate APA cite(s) and/or timestamp). (10pts)
Based on this reading, as well as Rosich 2007
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, and the YouTube video presentation, Michelle Alexander: Ferguson Shows Why Criminal Justice System of “Racial Control” Should Be Undone
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, explain whether you believe that the criminal justice system functions as a form of race control. Provide supporting documentation from the reading and video presentation to support your position (i.e., include the appropriate APA cite(s) and/or timestamp).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZrt5GqaqF4- Link for Michelle Alexander: Ferguson Shows Why Criminal Justice System of “Racial Control” Should Be Undone