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Racial equality looks different from behind bars

by Doug Saunders Globe and Mail Saturday, June 9th, 2012 http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/racial-equality-looks-different-from-behind-bars/article4243123/   “The United States now has, by a wide margin, the highest incarceration rate in the world. There are 2.3 million Americans in prison or jail, more than three in 100 Americans are in the penal system – and half of those are black. … Continue reading