Wolfgang Bischoff | The Sun Magazine

Wolfgang Bischoff

Wolfgang Bischoff is a West Berlin psychologist.

— From September 1980
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The day I sat in the courtroom, there were three or four white men with the same charges, but they let them pay out, maybe seven or eight hundred dollars. I was black. The man didn’t say nothing about no fees or charges. They gave me the maximum sentence. My skin color gave me away. I can base it down to that. I didn’t have the money, so I got to pull the time. It’s just as simple as that.

September 1980
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