Study: Private Prisons Profit by Jailing More Minorities

Explaining the shocking racial skew in America's corporate corrections industry


Higher Profits Explain Why There Are More People of Color in Private Prisons (via Moyers & Company)

It’s well known that people of color are overrepresented in America’s prisons relative to their share of the population. But a recent study finds that they make up an even larger share of the populations of private, for-profit prisons than publicly…


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