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Racism Suspected in Criminal Justice, School Discipline Rates

By Dana Boone | 11.28.07

Racial bias plays a role in why Iowa’s minorities — particularly African-Americans — fill prisons and juvenile centers and face disproportionately stiffer discipline in public schools, said an expert who organized the sixth annual Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Conference being held on Thursday in Des Moines. “We need to get others engaged in this effort [...]

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Racism Suspected in Criminal Justice, School Discipline Rates

By Dana Boone | 11.28.07

Racial bias plays a role in why Iowa’s minorities — particularly African-Americans — fill prisons and juvenile centers and face disproportionately stiffer discipline in public schools, said an expert who organized the sixth annual Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Conference being held on Thursday in Des Moines. “We need to get others engaged in this effort [...]

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Racism Suspected in Criminal Justice, School Discipline Rates

By Dana Boone | 11.28.07 | 9:36 pm

Racial bias plays a role in why Iowa’s minorities — particularly African-Americans — fill prisons and juvenile centers and face disproportionately stiffer discipline in public schools, said an expert who organized the sixth annual Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Conference being held on Thursday in Des Moines. “We need to get others engaged in this effort [...]

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