Blacks Account for 76% of Md. Inmates, 28% of Population, Says Report

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http://www.sunspot.net/news/local/bal-md.offenders23oct23,0,2804373.story?coll=bal-local-headlines African-Americans make up 90 percent of the people incarcerated for drug offenses in Maryland and three-quarters of the prison population growth over the past three decades, according to a new study reported Thurday by the Baltimore Sun. The study, commissioned by the Legislative Black Caucus, shows that African-Americans were sent to state prisons at 18 times the rates of whites from . . .

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