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Need-Based Crime Destroys the Family that Criminals Try to Help

1 in 28 American children have an incarcerated parent. This is a dramatic increase over 2 decades ago when this number was 1 in 125, according to a 2010 report from the Pew Charitable Trusts.  The study also found that parents of children under age 18 make up more than half of the incarcerated population. […]

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Do Blacks Really Commit the Most Crimes?

“What demographic commits the most crime?” asked my professor. White people, I thought. I knew the answer, but I was hesitant to speak. I usually am in my political theory classes, choosing instead to absorb the discussion. I also assumed it was such a simple question that I wouldn’t need to answer it aloud because […]

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