Police Feed the Foster Care-to-Prison Pipeline by Reporting on Black Parents

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Police Feed the Foster Care-to-Prison Pipeline by Reporting on Black Parents

July 29, 2020 | by Shanta TrivediTHINK

As Black Lives Matter protests have brought awareness of racial disparities in policing to the forefront of American society, Shanta Trivedi of the Georgetown University Law Center writes about another way Black families are unfairly harmed by law enforcement: They are more likely to be reported to CPS and more likely to have their children taken from them than white families are. Read more about how this happens and the impact on Black families here.