Looking at How Black Women Are Policed in America
Atlanta Black Star
September 5, 2017

“The experiences of Ms. Hargrove and Ms. Corley demonstrate the level and types of abuse that Black women can face at the hands of the police. While incidents involving Black women and police abuse can often go under-noticed and under-reported, available data from The African American Policy Forum (AAPF), shows that Black women are twice as likely to be stopped by police than white women.  While the discussion has broadened recently to include more conversation on how police misconduct impacts Black women, there is still more work to do. New studies argue that the absence of how Black women suffer from sexual assault, separation from family, and fear of harassment and harm need to receive more attention from the media and activists to bring larger reforms on police misconduct.”

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