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Percent of State and Federal Inmates, by Race

 19902001
White35.6%36.1%
Black44.546.3
Hispanic17.4%15.6%
Other2.52.0
Source: Prisoners in 2001, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.

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State Prison Inmates, by Offense, Gender, Race, and Hispanic Origin, 2002Incarceration and Capital PunishmentPrison Population Exceeds Two Million

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