Monday, July 18, 2011

Black Men Healthier in Prison

Guess what? A new study has shown that Black men are healthier and less likely to die untimely deaths in prison than on the outside.

That's right. They are claiming the brothers are better off behind bars.

What I don't know, but would like to know, is whether this study covers issues such as

- African American men becoming addicted to drugs while incarcerated?
- African American men becoming HIV positive while behind bars? and
- Black men being disproportionately reprepresented in the prison population - on both sides of the Atlantic? (Maybe they are just in there for their health.)

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