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The Hill: Study: Racial disparities narrow in US prisons

Tuesday, December 3, 2019  
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Racial disparities in prisons have decreased across the U.S. in the last 16 years, but black Americans are still more likely to be incarcerated than white Americans, according to a new study. 

The Council on Criminal Justice released a report Tuesday outlining the narrowing gap in racial disparities in the criminal justice system using data from the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics and the FBI, and other national statistics. 

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