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news.stanford.edu/news/2014/august/prison-black-laws-080614.html

Aug 6, 2014 ... Although African-Americans constitute only 12 percent of America's population, they represent 40 percent of the nation's prison inmates. But ...

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

Dec 15, 2016 ... We then describe the racial, ethnic, and gender composition of the prison population and look at data on the share of children, and of African ...

www.post-gazette.com/regionstate/20010729prisons0729p4.asp

Jul 29, 2001 ... Overall, blacks make up 55 percent of the state prison population, but 10 percent of the state's population. The study concluded that 1,678 of ...

www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2013/10/03/228733846/wisconsin-prisons-incarcerate-most-black-men-in-u-s

Oct 3, 2013 ... The U.S. prison population is still the world's highest — with more than ... rate for African-American men is the nation's highest because blacks ...

www.thebaynet.com/articles/0120/report-maryland-has-largest-black-prison-population-in-us.html

Jan 23, 2020 ... This is the highest percentage of imprisoned African-Americans in any state in the nation, according to Marc Schindler, executive director of the ...

www.themarshallproject.org/2017/12/15/a-mass-incarceration-mystery

Dec 15, 2017 ... Black people in this country are imprisoned at more than 5 times the rate of ... Starting in 2000, the rate of prison population growth in the United ...

www.businessinsider.com/study-finds-huge-racial-disparity-in-americas-prisons-2016-6

Jun 16, 2016 ... In state prisons, African-Americans are incarcerated at 5.1 times the rate of whites . ... Maryland has a prison population that's 72 percent black.

www.prisonlegalnews.org/news/2019/oct/4/survey-jail-population-down-incarceration-rates-higher-whites-women

Oct 4, 2019 ... For blacks, the population dropped from 39 percent to 34 percent during that period, which meant there were roughly 50 percent more whites than ...

www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-2001-07-25-0107250314-story.html

Jul 25, 2001 ... Blacks make up 48 percent of all Florida inmates -- far exceeding their 15.5 percent share of the state's population. The dramatic figures are likely ...

www.usatoday.com/in-depth/opinion/lifers/2019/09/04/pot-weed-war-marijuana-prison-life-sentence-lifers/2057276001

Sep 4, 2019 ... Many of them were given life amid the war on drugs of the 1990s. Mandatory life sentences mean a federal prison population that is graying in ...

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

Feb 19, 2020 ... Men account for 90 percent of the prison population and a similar ... African Americans have always been incarcerated at higher rates than ...