Study: Half Of African-American Males Arrested By Age 23
Originally posted on Black America Web:
Half of all Black males in the United States have been behind bars by age 23, according to a new study published by academic journal Crime And Delinquency.
Analyzing data from 1997 through 2008, the study found that 30 percent of Black men have experienced at least one arrest by age 18, while 22 percent of White males that age have been arrested.
The number rose to 49 percent of Black men by age 23, with White males coming in at 38 percent.