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1 in 8 Black Men in Wisconsin in Prison

A recent University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee study released some alarming findings: Almost 13 percent (1 in 8) of African-American men are incarcerated in the state of Wisconsin. Just looking at Milwaukee County, almost 50 percent of Black men in their 30s have been to jail. Researchers blame stricter drug laws that impact Blacks more often for these stark disparities, reports Policy Mic.  

 

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