I know from national news, observation in my own city, and from personal experience, that police and the justice system treat people of color and poor people like shit. So much so that I get nervous every time I see a police officer now.
Alexa Canady became the first African-American woman neurosurgeon in the United States in From 1987 to Canady was chief of neurosurgery at Children's Hospital of Michigan. In less than 10 percent of all medical students were women.
Ainu chiefs played an important role in their society. Each Ainu village was administered by three hereditary chiefs. Interestingly, they were not allowed to judge criminals. This function was performed by other members of the community.