Why does Wisconsin send so many black people to jail?

September 19, 2013   // 0 Comments

BBC News For decades in the US, the incarceration rate for African Americans has been much higher than for whites, a racial disparity the US Attorney General Eric Holder has described as "shameful". In part to address this, Mr Holder unveiled a policy shift that will mean the US locks up fewer people convicted of non-violent, drugs offences. The state that locks up the highest percentage of bl...

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