Yadira Baltier-MorenoState of Civil Rights Forum 2019 Criminal Justice System:Our Brown Brothers, Black sistersLocked upTalked downBlack and brownBack braidsBad gradesDates displacedHate crimesDrug offenses Black brothers, brown sistersSuicide rates highMy cousinsMy unclesDead in silenceViolence taken placeTheir face is a blurThe case dismissedPlea bargainTaken placeNo fleeCharge for lifeOne wordGUILTYWill be sentence to life Brown Brothers, Black sistersfamily…

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