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This graph shows that the patterns of racial and ethnic disparity seen in Attica and New York State exist across the United States. In 2005, over half of the nation's incarcerated people were Black or Latino, but only a quarter of correctional staff members were Black or Latino.

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 the patterns of racial and ethnic disparity exist across the United States. In 2005, over half of the nation's incarcerated people were Black or Latino, but only a quarter of correctional staff members were Black or Latino.

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