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We recently launched a series titled  “Prisons and Projects” which takes a look at these two monoliths and the affects they’ve had on the African American community.

We recently created an Infographic titled: “Prison Facts.”

The figures here highlight America’s entirely unique approach to crime and punishment, where race, class, long sentences and industry collide to make the world’s largest and most expensive prison systems in the world.

Check out our Prisons and Projects series here.

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