Law Forum : America has locked up so many black people it has warped our sense of reality

Clyde C Coger Jr

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America has locked up so many black people it has warped our sense of reality


"Imprisonment makes the disadvantaged literally invisible,” writes Harvard sociologist Bruce Western in his book, "Punishment and Inequality in America." Western was among the first scholars to argue that America has locked up so many people it needs to rethink how it measures the economy ...


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/02/26/america-has-locked-up-so-many-black-people-it-has-warped-our-sense-of-reality/


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Yea, its a brainwashing by default, where in many cases they've done it so thoroughly, that most of our young brothers feel its only a "MATTER OF TIME" before they're next. That's the shameful part of it all.
 

Clyde C Coger Jr

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Yea, its a brainwashing by default, where in many cases they've done it so thoroughly, that most of our young brothers feel its only a "MATTER OF TIME" before they're next. That's the shameful part of it all.

Without a doubt Chidike.

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