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The rise of mass incarceration in America

MIDWAY, TX - MAY 1: Prisoners returning from working in the fields of the prison farm stand in line to wait for their strip search by corrections officers before returning to their cells at the Ferguson Unit, a Texas state prison in Midway, May 1, 1997. Being strip searched is a daily occurence, and a routine part of prison life. This prisoner's tattoos identify him as a member of the Aryan Circle, one of several white supremacy prison gangs in the Texas prison system. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/ Corbis via Getty Images)
The rise of mass incarceration in America
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Andrew Lichtenstein / Contributor
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Corbis Premium Historical
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01 May, 1997
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