In cities all across America, people are taking to the streets to stand up against anti-black racism, namely police violence. Overlooked are the countless people of color incarcerated in the nation's many prisons. That's why we're here.

The Cold, Hard Truth

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Black

In 2017, blacks represented 12% of the U.S. adult population but 33% of the prison population.

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Latinx

Latinx represented 16% of the adult population and accounted for 23% of prisoners.

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White

Whites accounted for 64% of adults but 30% of prisoners.