USA: Black Youth Doomed?
Congressional panic over gangs makes even less sense considering that juvenile crime, according to FBI crime figures, has dropped, and more states faced with ballooning deficits have scrapped their lock-em-up and toss the key measures. That approach has dumped more than 2 million prisoners in Americaâ€™s jails, giving America the dubious distinction of running the worldâ€™s largest prison warehouse system.
Black Star columnist Ofari Hutchinson is a political analyst and social issues commentator. Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org For more reports please call (212) 481-7745 to subscribe to the newsstand edition of The Black Star News.
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