Data Source: Prison Policy Initiative analysis of Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities, 2005, ICPSR 24642. (Graph: Rachel Gandy, 2015)
This graph originally appeared in In prisons, Blacks and Latinos do the time while Whites get the jobs.
This graph shows that racial and ethnic disparities still existed decades after the Attica rebellion of 1971. Though 77% of incarcerated people were Black or Latino in 2005, less than 3% of Attica staff members were Black or Latino.