America has Locked Up So Many Black People it Has Warped our Sense of Reality
The Washington Post
February 26, 2016

PrisonBars“For as long as the government has kept track, the economic statistics have shown a troubling racial gap. Black people are twice as likely as white people to be out of work and looking for a job. This fact was as true in 1954 as it is today.

“The most recent report puts the white unemployment rate at around 4.5 percent. The black unemployment rate? About 8.8 percent.”

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