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Publication Date: 
April 11, 2007
Source: 
KQED-FM (NPR/APR)
Author: 
Judy Campbell

... African Americans make up 13% of the population but make up 44% of the federal prison population. A conference on racial disparities was held at Stanford University. Professor Weisberg of the Stanford University Criminal Justice Center says that "racial segregation is at an end in the US, the problem lies in not fully recognized racial bias influences on our policies." ...