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graph showing that Black youth are confined at over 4 times the rate of white youth

Data Source: National Center for Juvenile Justice, Easy Access to the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement and Easy Access to Juvenile Populations (2017 data). (Graph: Wendy Sawyer, 2020)

This graph originally appeared in Visualizing the racial disparities in mass incarceration.

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