Question and answer
• In what ways have laws been used to eliminate discrimination? Provide examples. Did the laws work to eliminate discrimination?
Affirmative action of the courts and prison systems which discriminates against Blacks and Hispanics, gives them 20% longer sentences, targets their neighborhoods, racially profiles, weakens minority neighborhoods electorally, [ created the culture of fatherless homes as a reaction to the Civil Rights Movement, fills prisons with low-level offenders for petty drug offenses, with illegal searches
and in some states; where those crimes have been decriminalized anyways and disproportionately targets minority youths in instances where white youths would be dealt with informally. Which is masked by "Affirmative Action" which largely benefits white women and Jews anyways. There were also the Convict codes, which were used to put Blacks back on the plantation, the loitering laws, the Bloggs Act which targeted Blacks and Mexicans for marijuana until it was realized whites use it more, the sentences disparity between crack and cocaine at a 100 to 1 ratio, the lynch laws and various others. ]
Expert answered|sipichapie|Points 3761|
Question
Asked 4/12/2012 7:37:41 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
21,759,419 questions answered
Popular Conversations
5. What is the correct order of the four steps of the writing ...
Weegy: A. revise. User: 6. The past tense of the verb drive is A. drove. B. droved. C. drived. D. driven.
7/31/2015 6:30:58 AM| 3 Answers
Mammals first appeared during the ______. a. Cenozoic ...
Weegy: Mammals first appeared during the TRIASSIC PERIOD.
7/30/2015 8:10:19 AM| 2 Answers
What is an example of adding energy to a substance and causing a ...
Weegy: A. heating a rock to make it hot User: A color change happens during an experiment mixing two liquids. Is ...
7/30/2015 12:32:38 PM| 2 Answers
Constantine was the first Christian ruler of Rome.
Weegy: CONSTANTINE was the first Christian ruler of Rome. User: A stele is an upright stone slab that is ...
7/30/2015 2:55:13 PM| 2 Answers
Write -2x 2(-5x 2 +4x 3) in standard form.
7/30/2015 3:10:48 PM| 2 Answers
Which of the following statements is true? Both photosynthesis ...
Weegy: Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are the two main processes performed by most living organisms to obtain ...
7/30/2015 4:56:50 PM| 2 Answers
4. Which one of the following word or words is an example of a ...
Weegy: A. Because User: 5. What is the simple subject of the following sentence? During the night, the frightened ...
7/30/2015 8:42:51 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
1
L
Points 868 [Total 1379]| Ratings 1| Comments 858| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
P
1
P
L
Points 784 [Total 10318]| Ratings 3| Comments 734| Invitations 2|Offline
S
L
L
Points 348 [Total 8548]| Ratings 5| Comments 298| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 296 [Total 296]| Ratings 1| Comments 286| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 201 [Total 201]| Ratings 1| Comments 191| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 83 [Total 8463]| Ratings 0| Comments 83| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 77 [Total 77]| Ratings 0| Comments 77| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 50 [Total 50]| Ratings 3| Comments 20| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 41 [Total 41]| Ratings 2| Comments 21| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 19 [Total 319]| Ratings 0| Comments 19| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.