RUSKIN SHOOTER CHARGED AS ADULT!!!
There's always a great socioeconomic and racial disparity when it comes to felony charges in our criminal justice system. The lesson for po'folk and minority youth: Avoid any interaction with the court system like the plague and realize that it just saves money and TIME to fly the straight and narrow.
A 16-year-old was charged as an adult Monday for an incident in November in which he allegedly shot someone outside Ruskin High School.
TKC Not So Fun Fact . . . "African American youth have higher rates of juvenile incarceration and are more likely to be sentenced to adult prison. According to the Sentencing Project, even though African American juvenile youth are about 16 percent of the youth population, 37 percent of their cases are moved to criminal court and 58 percent of African American youth are sent to adult prisons."