Alfredo Jaar: Portraits of Justice John Jay College of Criminal Justice City University of New Yor...

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Crime and high rates of incarceration impose tremendous costs on society, with lasting negative effe...

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Fact: 13 of the 14 people executed by death penalty in the United States this year were convicted of...

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Idea: Teach tech skills to currently incarcerated individuals. Help program graduates secure jobs up...

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United Story: Justice | Reflections, Ideas, and Next Steps Date: February 15, 2014, 6:00pm-8:00pmPar...

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Fact: More than half of all arrests occur while the subject is under the age of 18 (a juvenile) Sour...

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Fact: In 2012, 82% of arrests were for simple possession. 42% of drug arrests were for marijuana. So...

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Fact: From 1988 to 1995, not a single white person was brought to trial under crack provisions in 17...

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Fact: In 2012, Obama received 4,982,296 more votes than Romney. 5,266,206 people are formally disenf...

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Fact: 1 in 11 black males is under correctional control compared to 1 in 45 white males. Source: Gui...

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Fact: The U.S. now imprisons people at a rate of 5x its own historical average Source: Bruce Western...

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Fact: The U.S. imprisons at a rate 500%-1000% more than other wealthy countries. Source: Internation...

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Why Are Young Black Men Still Racially Targeted? via Huffington Post (Source: http://embed.live.huff...

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#Fact: In DC, about 45,000 arrests were made in 2010. About 40,000 were of black people. Of this, 4,...

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Fact: In DC, the equivalent of almost 20% of the black population is arrested every single year. Was...

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Fact: The Justice Department estimates that in 2008, 216,000 prisoners suffered from rape. N+1, Rais...

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Fact: The L.A. County jail system is this country’s largest de facto mental institution. NPR, What...

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Fact: A prisoner costs the government, on average, between $21,000 and $33,000/year. This comes to $...

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Fact: The most serious charge against state-prison inmates is a drug offense (20%). Wonkbook: 11 fac...

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