Graph showing that although North Carolina is majority-White (72%), the state's prisons are majority-Black (61%).

Data Source: North Carolina Department of Corrections and U.S. Census, July 31, 2003. (Graph: Peter Wagner, 2003)

This graph originally appeared in Racial Disparities in North Carolina Incarceration.

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Events

  • March 25, 2017:
    Policy Analyst Wendy Sawyer will be at the panel discussion of criminal justice reform in Massachusetts at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington at 12:45-5pm.
  • April 5, 2017:
    Policy Analyst Wendy Sawyer will discuss PPI’s recent research as it relates to a community-wide reading of Orange is the New Black. 6:30-8 pm at Emily Williston Memorial Library, Easthampton, MA

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