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    Over-Representation of African American Males in Prison

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    Please offer a hypothesis and data about over-representation of African American males in jail.

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    As you discuss some of the reasons for the over-representation of African-American males in prison, please allow my own ideas and outside resources to assist:

    First, you might assess factors that lead to higher African-American incarceration rates as contributing factors. Issues such as sentencing policies and racial profiling are prevalent factors. Issues with the juvenile justice system also seem to be linked to higher adult representation. ...

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    This posting offers a hypothesis and data about over-representation of African American males in jail.

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