News Roundup: Wealthy Black Kids Are More Likely To Be Incarcerated Than Poor White Kids…

Thursday, March 24, 2016

"Race trumps class, at least when it comes to incarceration," said Darrick Hamilton, one of the researchers behind the study. A new study illustrates the racial disparity between Black children from wealthy families and poor White kids when it comes to incarceration. According to a report released by the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, African-American kids from rich families are more likely to go to prison than White kids from underprivileged households.

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