Blog Posts in January, 2015

Missouri's Alarming African-American Incarceration Rate

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the incarceration rate for non-Latino Whites is 430 to 100,000 per population in Missouri. The incarceration rate for Latinos is slightly more: 481 per ...
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Missouri Incarceration Rates Among Highest in the Country

A recent study shows that Missouri is among the top ten states that send the most people to prison. In 2012 along, 31,244 people were sentenced, totaling 518 new prisoners per 100,000 residents. In ...
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African American Incarceration Rates Continue to Grow

Since a grand jury failed to indict Darren Wilson after the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, mass demonstrations against racial discrimination in the justice system erupted across the ...
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United States Ranks #1 for Inmates & Prisons

The United States is number one in the world when it comes to having the largest population of inmates, prisons, and solitary confinement. United States Prison Statistics The U.S. currently has 2.3 ...
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