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Study: Blacks more likely to be imprisoned for drug crimes

Jan 31, 2011 6:44:00 PM - chicagotribune.com
African-Americans nearly 5 times more likely than whites to get prison sentence for low-level violations, Illinois study says

Blacks in Illinois were nearly five times more likely to be sentenced to prison for low-level drug crimes than whites, according to a state study released Monday.

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