Race And Incarceration: A Stark Reality

African-American men are far more likely to go to jail than white men. The disparity is present at all phases of the criminal justice system, from arrest to incarceration.

By Stephanie KuoDecember 27, 2018 9:30 am, , ,

From KERA:

The statistics are startling: If you’re a black man in America, you’re five times as likely to go to state prison as a white man. Latinos and African Americans make up one-third of the U.S. population; they make up two-thirds of the prison population.

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