Telling white people the criminal justice system is racist makes them more likely to oppose reform

THE BLACKER THE PRISON POPULATION, THE LESS WILLING WHITES WERE TO REFORM A LAW THEY AGREED WAS OVERLY HARSH. In the study, whites intrinsically associated prison with black people. And they …

Source: www.vox.com

Spoiler alert: highlighting the financial absurdity had greater success. Probably somewhat unsurprising to folks who’ve ever had to try and “sell” others on equity based approaches (such as public health).

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