Kansas City Star (editorial): Black drivers in Missouri 91% more likely to be stopped than whites. Where’s the outrage?
Driving while black in Missouri is becoming an even more perilous proposition.
Two years after the NAACP issued a travel advisory warning black motorists of the potential problems with traveling through Missouri, a new report finds that in 2018, black drivers in Missouri were 91% more likely to be pulled over than white motorists.
Our state has long had an abysmal record on racial disparities in vehicle stops, but Missouri keeps finding ways to regress further, the latest annual report released by Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s office shows.