Ya Don’t Say

The US-based economists Felipe Goncalves and Steven Mello have both had the police give them a break. It gave them a brilliant idea for uncovering racial bias in policing. Both Goncalves and Mello had been stopped for driving above the speed limit, and when a police officer wrote their ticket, it was for less than…

via Police officers are significantly more likely to give white people breaks on speeding tickets — Quartz

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