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Family Separation: It’s a Problem for U.S. Citizens, Too

Separating children from parents at the U.S. border rightfully prompted outrage.  Shaila Dewan points out that it happens daily in American law enforcement: incarcerating parents, incarcerating children, and transferring children from their homes into foster care.  Addressing the latter, Christopher…

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Racial Disparities in Custody and Foster Care

WNYC recently aired a story from Sarah Gonzalez about a study that revealed that black children are four times more likely than white children to enter foster care in New Jersey. Listen to the story here: http://www.wnyc.org/story/black-parents-nj-lose-custody-their-kids-more-anyone-else/.

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