In Town That is Sixteen Percent Black African Americans Account For Ninety One Percent of Jaywalking Arrests

Data on Champaign-Urbana, Illinois was found via FOIA request


I once heard it said that every successful Freedom of Information Act request is a failure of open government.

In other words, every time activists, journalists, or other citizens are able to get data or other records through a FOIA request, that information should have already been available, somehow, somewhere on the Internet, without the hassle of a request process.