May 09

Race trumps class…

…at least when it comes to incarceration,” said Darrick Hamilton of the New School, one of the researchers who 000001secondchancebutton-smaller_0produced the study.

He and his colleagues, Khaing Zaw and William Darity of Duke University, examined data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, a national study that began in 1979 and followed a group of young people into adulthood and middle age.

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