incarceration rates

A new study found proof that Black people who commit crimes are actually more likely to get federal life sentences than both  Hispanic and white criminals, based on an examination of more than 366,000 convictions in 90 federal district courts from 2010 to 2017.

Underserved women are affected the most, according to the study. Approximately two-thirds of women in jail identify with a minority group; 44 percent are Black, 15 percent Hispanic, and five percent are of other racial/ethnic backgrounds. Thirty six percent of women in jail identify as White.

Study: Eviction Rates for Black Women on Par With Incarcerations for Black Men A MacArthur Foundation “How Housing Matters” study reveals that while black men face alarmingly high incarceration rates, black women are disproportionately evicted from their homes. According to the study, in any given year, approximately 16,000 adults and children are evicted in Milwaukee from approximately […]