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The New York Daily News: Racial gap shrinks, but but blacks still 5 times more likely..

Wednesday, January 22, 2020  
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The long-standing racial disparity in rates of incarceration has begun to narrow in the early part of the 21st century, but a wide-ranging new study shows a stubbornly persistent inequality in the racial composition of the nation’s state prison systems.

The numbers, released Tuesday by the Council on Criminal Justice, show that skin color still plays a major role in determining who goes to prison, and how long they stay there.

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