Jails / Prisons : These facts about prisons will scare you

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    The Breakdown of the Black Family

    Any attempt to address mass incarceration has to begin with an effort to tackle crime—and the social conditions linked to its rise



    With the publication of “The Black Family in the Age of Mass IncarcerationTa-Nehisi Coates has added an elegant and forceful voice to the growing frustration with the inefficacy and injustice of America’s criminal-justice system. Mandatory-sentencing laws, the War on Drugs, juvenile-justice sentences that seem to do more to create than deter criminals, racial arrest and sentencing disparities: All are ready for a tough national cross-examination ...


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