Hoodlums

By Ta-Nehisi Coates

Via Sara Mayeux, if you're a white kid today, there's a 1 in 25 chance your parent will go to prison before you turn 14. If your a black kid the chance is 1 in 4.


More on downsizing prisons here, and the perils of prison guard unions.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/02/hoodlums/70696/