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Shaun Ossei-Owusu

Shaun Ossei-Owusu is a writing fellow at The American Prospect.

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Bail systems across the country continue to function as another way the criminal justice system exacerbates poverty and racial inequality. Read more

Civil Rights in America

Arrest targets compound the risk of racially biased stop-and-frisk. Read more

Law and Justice

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Three cases provide cues on how the Court may handle race and criminal justice questions that are roiling the country. Read more

Law and Justice

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A new report finds that the racial wage gap has widened since 1979. Read more

Civil Rights in America