KANGAROO Courts Target People of Color, Foreigners, Immigrants.

Colgate University’s student population was 4.2 percent black in the 2013-2014 academic year. Fifty percent of the alleged sexual violations reported to the central New York university that year were against black males. They were 40 percent of the students “formally adjudicated.”  Men of color- and especially foreign men of color, students from Africa and Asia- were uniquely defenseless when charged with sexual assault, typically lacking financial resources, a network of support, and an understanding of their rights.


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