Shame, shame, shame. One in a hundred U.S. inhabitants is in prison.
Let me repeat that. ONE IN A HUNDRED UNITED STATES PEOPLE IS IN PRISON.
Among the details:
One in 30 men between the ages of 20 and 34 is behind bars.
One in 9 --yes, one in nine-- Black men is in prison.
h/t to truthout for the article in the Toronto Globe and Mail. (And thanks to Our Neighbors to the North for reporting the news and to the Pew Center for the States for conducting the study.)