October 2nd Summary

US Drug Enforcement is still despicably racist

Key facts include that black Americans are 3.6 more likely to be arrested for drug crime possession charges, despite being ~32% less likely to have used drugs in the last month.

US high school dropout rate reaches record lows driven by improved rates among Hispanic and black youth

If educational attainment is a predictor of criminal behavior, this should start to show strong associations.

Corcoran SHU prisoners start hunger strike for decent healthcare, SUPPORT NEEDED NOW

Started Sep 26th, see the California Prison Watch article for details!

Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law blasts SF proposed prison visitor strip search policy as unconstitutional

Thoughts?

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