Black Imprisonment 1842 to 2016


The report gives the sources of historical data on Black imprisonment and a brief review of the terms “Mass Imprisonment” and “Historic Norms”. It shows that Blacks were imprisoned at a high rate as early as 1842. The legal historians said that was the case before 1842. In addition there is a discussion of the dips in the prison populations caused by major wars.

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