Like many, I was angered and ashamed that students at my alma mater, the University of Mississippi, disrupted a performance of "The Laramie Project" Tuesday night with gay slurs and other hateful behavior. Here are my thoughts about moving forward.
African Americans account for 61 percent of Mississippi's prisoners, but only 37 percent of its population. Mississippi should join a national movement to reexamine the racial impact of its sentencing laws.
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