Source: What data on 20 million traffic stops can tell us about ‘driving while black’ – The Washington Post
I came across this article from 2018, and I really appreciate its data-driven analysis of race-related traffic stops.
I posted it to Twitter and immediately got this:
I had to look again.
Oh. Yeah. “monkey-cage”. That does not look good. I wandered back to check out what they had to say. Here is their about page:
I love the Mencken quote, but I do agree it is a bit tone-deaf. Here is what I wrote to the editors.
I will update this post when I get a response.