Jails / Prisons : Racism: The Growth Engine of the American Prison

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  1. Keita Kenyatta

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    "The Gulag infrastructure is a Weapon of Mass Social Destruction."PrisonerSittingBars

    By 2011, the U.S. prison and jail population will have added nearly 200,000 inmates - a 13 percent overall increase and a 16 percent jump for women, according to a 50-state study by the Pew Charitable Trusts. About half these new inmates will be Blacks, whose mass confinement is the imperative that fuels the relentless growth of the largest and most pervasive Gulag in the history of mankind. The U.S. prison system is a horrific national monument to racism, that dwarfs and mocks the Statue of Liberty, revealing the United States as by far the planet's foremost Land of the Un-Free, Home of the Locked-Down - a rebuke to the authenticity of the Emancipation Proclamation.

    The 200,000 new inmates projected for 2011 understates the huge presence of the Gulag in American society, especially African American life.

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