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Blacks and Whites in Prison

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Blacks and Whites in Prison

Blacks and Whites in Prison

Blacks and Whites in Prison

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Human Rights Watch released a report today that found many more blacks are being sent to prison for drug offenses than whites - even though more whites use drugs than blacks. The nation's drug czar, retired Gen. Barry McCaffrey, says that he doesn't believe racism is to blame - but he admits he's concerned by the findings in the report. NPR's Tovia Smith reports.