BY LEONARD PITTS JR.
Miami Herald, FL
...my recent column on the use of the justice system as a cudgel against black children
...the death of Martin Lee Anderson, an unresisting 14-year-old black kid who was hit, choked and restrained by up to nine guards in a Panama City ``boot camp.''
...one individual said Martin Lee Anderson's guards ``did us all a favor.''
According to The Real War on Crime: The Report of the National Criminal Justice Commission, blacks account for 13 percent of all regular drug users but 35 percent of those arrested, 55 percent of those convicted and 74 percent of those imprisoned for drug possession.