By Anjali Nandi, Ph.D., LAC, MAC

Anjali Nandi, Ph.D., LAC, MAC

Evidence of racial inequity abounds in our country, but among the most alarming and detrimental to the fabric of our society is found in the criminal justice system. There are over 2.3 million people incarcerated in America, and approximately 60 percent of these are African American and Latino, despite African American and Latino individuals representing less than 35 percent of the general population.[1] [2