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African-Americans and Maryland’s Prison Population

This radio segment can be listed to on WHUR 96.3.

The Maryland black prison population is more than double the national average. The percentage of African-Americans in the state’s prison (70%) is twice that of the state population. (31%). This is coming from a new report by The Justice Policy Institute. What’s going on here? Why is this happening?

This radio segment can be listed to on WHUR 96.3.



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