Research Shows Incarceration Devastates U.S. Black Families Fifty Percent More Than Other Families
This study also shows that Black people bear the bulk of the burden, being 50% more likely than white people to have a family member incarcerated.
The tendrils of incarceration reach far beyond jail and prison walls, especially for communities of color. According to a recent
study, Black families are 50% more likely than white families to have a family member who is incarcerated.