The Color of Crime

Many African Americans were shocked and concerned when authorities revealed that the men suspected in the Washington, D.C. area sniper case were black. Karen Grigsby Bates talks about what the race of the suspects means to Americans with Dr. Na'im Akbar, a professor of psychology at Florida State University in Tallahassee, and Dr. Katheryn Russell Brown, a criminology professor at the University of Maryland and the author of The Color of Crime.



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