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by on November 7, 2012

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By BitcoDavid

Inmates at the state prison in San Quentin, Calif., in June.
Image: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/28/sunday-review/how-prisoners-make-data-look-good.html

I finally got a second to get a post up on here! I’ve been swamped, working on several upcoming projects, including the last video in the series of interviews with Felix Garcia by Jim Ridgeway and Pat Bliss, the PDF serialization of Felix’s story and an Idea Jim Ridgeway and I are hammering out together, which promises to be really exciting.

I saw this story in the New York Times about a week ago.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/28/sunday-review/how-prisoners-make-data-look-good.html

The author postulates that since prisoners aren’t counted by sociologists and statisticians when formulating the upward mobility and social status of ethnic groups – and that since almost 50% of U.S. inmates are Black – that Post Civil Rights Era Blacks are not doing as well as we may want to believe.

[C]orrections officials count actual prisoners, a…

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  1. As always, DeafInPrison.com is grateful for your support.

    • Thank You for let me use Your precious informations!
      Humans in Shadow – but please, read HUMANS in shadow.
      Annamaria

    • Hi, David want to tell You, in Germany are efforts of Deaf Humans to do not let their children to live like handicapped children. Means that they want to educate their children in a position to be o.k.

      I am looking for some informations more!
      Annamaria

  2. I do. Also, we have your RSS feed in our sidebar.

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