Racial Inequality Law and Legal Definition

Racial inequality refers to the discrimination based on race in opportunity for socioeconomic advancement or access to goods and services. In American criminal justice system racial inequality have a strong effect on many realms of society such as the family life, and employment. In U.S., a large disparity between Whites and Blacks still exists. This racial disparity in the educational system, job sector, and neighborhoods have all contributed to the growing prison population in U.S.