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NOW Calls for Overhaul of Criminal Justice System in Light of Police Brutality Crisis


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NOW Calls for Overhaul of Criminal Justice System in Light of Police Brutality Crisis

WASHINGTON - What can be said about the state of our criminal justice system when, in the past two weeks alone, five women of color have been found dead inside correctional facilities?

Raynetta Turner, 43 years old. Arrested in Mt. Vernon, NY for shoplifting. Found dead in her cell within 48 hours after being arrested.

Kindra Chapman, 18 years old. Arrested in Homewood, AL for stealing a cell phone. Committed suicide within 24-48 hours after being locked up.

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