America Report

How Black Criminalization Comes Full Circle

The United States holds 25% of the world’s prison population with over two million incarcerated individuals. African-Americans represent about 13% of the U.S. population, but are incarcerated at six times the rate of white Americans, according to the NAACP. At face value, any politician can use these statistics as a sweeping indictment against African-Americans, the contentious […]