Just recently, the number of Americans behind reached the two million mark – the highest ever recorded – double the number of Americans in 1985. Back then, the ratio of prisoners to the general population was 140 out every 100,000. Now, 452 out of every 100,000 Americans are behind bars. If you’re an adult African-American, the chances are 1 out of 10 that you’re now in prison.
Sist oppdatert: 30.07.2007
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