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1.) Racism Accusations in Shanesha Taylor Case Based on Inaccurate Information
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Catalina Clouser (left) and Shanesha Taylor, two local parents suspected of child abuse.
 
By now, you've likely heard the story of Shanesha Taylor, who was arrested on child-abuse charges for leaving her kids in a hot car during a job interview.

People across the country who don't think Taylor committed a crime have since signed petitions and donated money to Taylor, although it seems that some people have misconceptions about the case.

Blogs and social-media posts have gone viral comparing the fate of Taylor, who is black, to another local woman convicted of child abuse, who's white. The problem is, the comparison is completely inaccurate.

See also: Racism Accusations in Shanesha Taylor Case Based on Inaccurate Information

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