Racial Disparity

Overview

This module will focus on understanding the issues of disproportionality and disparity in our carceral system.

By the end of the module, you will:

  1. Understand the historical context of issues that have created a carceral system that targets and incarcerates Black and Brown people at disproportionate rates
  2. Assess the impact and implications of bias, discrimination, systemic racism, and violence in the U.S. practice of corrections and punishment
  3. Summarize the main challenges facing the system of corrections in the U.S.

Readings

Audio & Video Segments

Assignments