Black Men in Prison: Why are so many Wisconsinites behind bars, and what are the costs?

November 9, 2013   // 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE – In the 2010 Census, Wisconsin had the highest percentage of incarcerated black men in the nation. One of every eight black men of working age is behind bars. In Milwaukee County, more than half of African American men in their thirties have served time in prison. WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee Public Radio and MPTV – Milwaukee Public Television are embarking on a collaboration to examine Wi...

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