Sunday, April 10, 2011

New NAACP Study on Incarceration and Education

In a new report (covered here in The Root), the NAACP argues that, as a nation, we invest more in incarceration than the education of youth. This is particularly harmful to the poor and communities of color. For those already engaged in the battle against the prison-industrial complex, this isn't news; however, it's refreshing to see a high-profile organization like the NAACP publicizing such crucial information.