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Graph comparing unemployment rates of Black women, Black men, white women, and white men in the U.S. general population to much higher rates of unemployment among their formerly incarcerated peers

Data Source: See https://www.prisonpolicy.org/reports/outofwork.html#methodology for sources and data notes. (Graph: Wendy Sawyer, 2018)

This graph originally appeared in Out of Prison & Out of Work: Unemployment among formerly incarcerated people.

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