The results of the study called for two public policy efforts: Pointing out the disproportionate numbers of black Americans that are imprisoned due to drug-related arrests, and improving the services dedicated to helping prisoners, both before and after their sentences.

Since we know that black people are less likely to use hard drugs when compared to white people, why are black people disproportionately targeted for drug arrests and imprisonment? Please let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

(Article By Jeremiah Jones)

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