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
In 2017, blacks represented 12% of the U.S. adult population but 33% of the prison population.
Latinx represented 16% of the adult population and accounted for 23% of prisoners.
Whites accounted for 64% of adults but 30% of prisoners.