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Inside/Out: Along the Racial Divide of Juvenile Justice

There are many more black and brown young people in our jails and prisons than you'd predict if you just look at their percentages in the population at large. The numbers are simply out of whack. And that's got a fancy name. It's called DMC: disproportionate minority contact. Juvenile justice experts say it's not rocket science to fix the problem. No they say, it's a lot harder than rocket science. As part of our juvenile justice series Inside and Out, Linda Paul sets out to understand the story.

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