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Unequal Justice For African-Americans, "Ghettoside"

Random House

Discussions of crime in America frequently turn to the issue of black-on-black violence, its causes and effects. 

It's nearly an everyday occurrence in the part of Los Angeles some residents and police refer to as "ghettoside."

Jill Leovy uses the term as the title of her book on a Los Angeles murder: Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America

Leovy, a Los Angeles Times reporter, follows the police work to solve the murder and bring the killer to justice.  

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.