According to a 2017 study published by military advocacy group Protect Our Defenders, found “significant racial disparity in the military justice system.”
Black members of the military are, “substantially more likely” than their white counterparts to be punished in four out of the five branches of the US armed forces.
The report also found that black military service members were as much as 2.61 times more likely than their white peers to face court-martial or non-judicial punishment in an average year…
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