Racial Disparity

incarc rate by race & gender - web

“More than 60% of the people in prison are now racial and ethnic minorities. These trends have been intensified by the disproportionate impact of the “war on drugs,” in which two-thirds of all persons in prison for drug offenses are people of color.”-The Sentencing Project


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  1. Hello. When I think about the statistics on the War on Drugs, and how it imprisoned so many people of color, you start to realize how this has depopulated Black & Brown communities. I talking about even before the 2008 financial meltdown. Yeah, that’s a disturbing disparity.

    Thanks for the moderation.

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