New Demography Publication by Jason Robey, Michael Massoglia, & Michael Light featured in Washington Post

A new publication in the journal Demography “A Generational Shift: Race and the Declining Lifetime Risk of Imprisonment” by Jason P. Robey, Michael Massoglia, & Michael T. Light was featured in the Washington Post last week “Opinion: New data show a dire forecast about incarceration rates didn’t come true” by Charles Lane.

Lane writes “The hopeful findings about racially disparate incarceration rates emerge from a study to be published this week in the peer-reviewed journal Demography. It includes such remarkable data as the fact that, whereas 5,159 out of every 100,000 Black men were imprisoned in 1999, the rate had fallen to 2,881 per 100,000 by 2019 — a 44 percent decrease. In that period, almost every state saw a decline in its incarceration rate for Black men.”

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