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How Florida’s Cash Bail System Hurts Communities of Color

In Florida, cash bail system critics see it as “criminalizing” poverty and bloating jail populations, as those who cannot pay bail can be stuck in jail awaiting trial, sometimes for months or years.

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These women are working toward the release of people only guilty of pursuing the American dream.