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Peter Wagner, Executive Director
Graph showing that Blacks are overrepresented in Illinois prisons and jails. The Illinois population is 15.10% Black, but the incarcerated population is 62.90% Black.

Data Source: U.S. Census 2000. (Graph: Peter Wagner, May 2004)

Graph is a part of Racial disparities in incarceration by state.

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