Poor white kids are less likely to go to prison than rich black kids
What’s more, even young black people who follow the rules and are never incarcerated are less likely than similar white people to accumulate wealth as they get older. As of 2012, the median household wealth of black participants in the study who had never been incarcerated at some point in their lives was $16,200. Those who had been incarcerated had zero wealth at the median. Among white participants who had never been incarcerated, however, median household wealth was $192,000 by 2012. The median white pa
My Comments: The New Jim Crow – The Incarceration of Black and Brown People in a post-racial America – Read it!!! This shit is so painful to read it almost beyond words. When and where will we get solace in the friggin’ world.