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www.statista.com/statistics/816699/local-jail-inmates-in-the-united-states-by-race

Mar 11, 2021 ... In 2019, the incarceration rate of African Americans in local jails in the United States was 600 incarcerations per 100,000 of the ...

www.epi.org/publication/mass-incarceration-and-childrens-outcomes

Dec 15, 2016 ... An African American child is six times as likely as a white child to have or have had an incarcerated parent. A growing share of African ...

www.ojp.gov/ncjrs/virtual-library/abstracts/black-incarceration-rate-united-states-nationwide-problem

Although blacks comprised only 22.6 million (about 11.1 percent) of the total U.S. population in 1970, they accounted for about 46.4 percent of the 178,914 ...

www.nap.edu/read/18613/chapter/4

The great growth in drug arrests through the 1980s had a large and disproportionate effect on African Americans. By 1989, arrest rates for blacks had climbed to ...

www.vera.org/reimagining-prison-web-report/american-history-race-and-prison

This growth in the nation's prison population was a deliberate policy. ... prison boom when the number of black Americans arrested and incarcerated surged.

www.brennancenter.org/our-work/analysis-opinion/history-mass-incarceration

And while racial disparities are decreasing, the rate of incarceration for African Americans would only match whites after 100 years at the current pace.

www.unodc.org/documents/ungass2016/Contributions/Civil/DrugPolicyAlliance/DPA_Fact_Sheet_Drug_War_Mass_Incarceration_and_Race_June2015.pdf

in federal prisons for drug offenses are Black or Latino, compared to 30 percent of the ... USA. World Incarceration Rates. Incarceration. Rate Per. 100,000.

www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/prisons-are-getting-whiter-thats-one-way-mass-incarceration-might-end/2021/02/26/28db008c-7535-11eb-948d-19472e683521_story.html

Feb 26, 2021 ... Getting many Americans to stop seeing prisons as a 'Black problem' is a ... And in 2018, Whites became 50 percent of the jail population, ...

www.amacad.org/publication/incarceration-social-inequality

Feb 19, 2020 ... Men account for 90 percent of the prison population and a similar ... Incarceration rates have increased among African Americans and whites ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5111428

Blacks make up nearly 40% of the incarcerated population but only approximately 13% of the general population of the U.S. Further, Black men are six times more ...

naacp.org/resources/criminal-justice-fact-sheet

In 2014, African Americans constituted 2.3 million, or 34%, of the total 6.8 million correctional population. · African Americans are incarcerated at more than 5 ...