Minorities and Prison in the US

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2015/04/29/hillary-clinton-hopes-to-undo-the-mass-incarceration-system-bill-clinton-helped-build/

For the civil rights topic, it can be hard to get recent evidence; this article gives you that in abundance. While the overriding point of this article is about Hillary’s campaign, the graphical data here is incredibly useful – it shows that while crime rates in the US have fallen, the number of people in jail has dramatically increased. Notably, of these people in jail, the overwhelming majority of them are from minority groups. This would provide great evidence for any Unit 3 question on minority rights in the USA and how far minorities are now equal in the USA

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