The actions of police, prosecutors and judges in Mississippi ultimately end the childhood of black kids far more often – and with far greater severity.
Melissa Lewis is a data reporter for Reveal. Prior to joining Reveal, she was a data editor at The Oregonian, a data engineer at Simple and a data analyst at Periscopic. She is an organizer for the Portland chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association. Lewis is based in Oregon.
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