In Pennsylvania Blacks are sentenced to Life in Prison 18 times higher than whites

A new report on the state’s 5,300-strong lifer population from the Pittsburgh-based Abolitionist Law Project cites stark racial disparities: black Pennsylvanians are sentenced to life at a rate 18 times higher than white ones. It finds a disproportionate impact on young people: More than half of lifers were 25 or younger at commitment

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