Three of every four youth locked up in Louisville’s detention centers are black.
An investigation by KyCIR’s Kate Howard found that black youth have been overwhelmingly left behind by reforms to keep fewer kids out of jail.
Demontrea Broach and Amari Crain, both black teenagers living in the Louisville area, spoke with Howard about the lasting effects of time spent in juvenile detention centers.
Listen to their stories in the sound player above, and read the whole investigation here.
Contact Kate Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org or (502) 814.6546.