Police in L.A. and across California disproportionately cite Black people for minor infractions, study finds

Been that way forever – first First Nation, Mexican-Americans, Chinese, and Japanese, then Black-Americans, Filipinos, Indians, Hmong, Vietnamese, Koreans, Central Americans, West Africans…


Police in Los Angeles and other major cities across California issue citations to Black residents for minor infractions at far higher rates than white residents, according to a new study.