Multimedia Resources

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Video 12.1: A Snapshot of the U.S. Prison System’s Racial Realities
Description: This short excerpt from the forthcoming documentary, In an Ideal World, follows three men in California’s Soledad State Prison.

Video 12.2: Driving While Black
Description: ‘Driving while black’ gets you pulled over so much, one guy says, “I use Uber.”

Audio 12.1: Examining Jail Sentencing Disparities
Description: Black Americans land in prison at six times the rate of white Americans, according to a new study from the Sentencing Project, which advocates for prison reform. The disproportionate jail rates are nothing new, but where prisoners live may surprise you.

Audio 12.2: Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Found Guilt
Description: Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been found guilty of criminal contempt, stemming from a 2011 racial profiling case. Arpaio faces a maximum of 6 months in jail and a monetary fine.