Quote of the Day | Sept. 25, 2020

 “African Americans make up 8-9% of our state’s population, but this same group makes up 25-30% of our total incarceration rate. Mass incarceration exasperates inequality and we must address this issue.”

-Sen. George Young, D-OKC, during an interim study on the need for racial impact statements when crafting criminal justice legislation. [The Journal Record]


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