Saturday, March 10, 2018

Amid the Trump Mania, Progress Happens below the Radar

Donald Trump is a boulder careening through American life. We can only hope the damage is short-lived. Meanwhile, we make progress in surprising ways, much of which is unseen but healthy.

It's good that incarceration rates are drifting slightly down for whites. It's even better to see more movement downward for blacks and Hispanics. Parity anytime soon? No, but progress nonetheless.

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