Charles Ogletree detailed the federal prison budget and staggering sentences for non-violent offenders at the 2013 Congressional Black Caucus. The Harvard Law School professor not only shared the alarming statistics, but a call to action:
“The numbers of people who are in prison is just overwhelming. The numbers who are blacks and browns are overwhelming. The numbers of who are male and young is overwhelming, and you have to do something about this.”
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