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Study: Half of black males, 40 percent of white males arrested by age 23

By January 8, 2014July 25th, 2017No Comments

First contemporary findings on how the risk of arrest varies across race and gender

Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, which can hurt their ability to find work, go to school and participate fully in their communities.


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