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Criminal justice fact sheet african americans are incarcerated at more than 5 times the rate of whites prison and jail populations would decline by almost 40. Article: african american women and the prison industrial complex - even with new developments in restoring felons right to vote, african american women (and men) remain one of the largest. African americans are incarcerated in state prisons across the country at more than five times the rate of whites, and at least ten times the rate in five states.
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