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Something is just fundamentally broken when African-Americans are more likely to be arrested by police and sentenced to longer prison terms for doing the same thing that whites do. When too many encounters with law enforcement end tragically, we need investments in education, health care, and jobs to counter generations of neglect. We have to face up to the hard truth of injustice and systemic racism. I'm Hillary Clinton and I approved this message.
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This ad claiming that African Americans are more likely to be arrested and get longer jail sentences than white people are, from Hillary Clinton's campaign, earned a "true" rating from PolitiFact. The ad has aired widely in South Carolina and Virginia, leading up to the primaries in those states.

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411
Markets Aired In
6
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First Aired On
02/09/2016 UTC
Last Aired On
02/23/2016 UTC
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