Just after 12 years from 1978 to 1990, the rate of children with parents in jail rise from 14% to 25%, that Sara Wakefield and Christofer Wildeman called it “Prison Boome”. Holly Yettick talk about it in detail in his article on Education Week.

There is no matter the children is white or black to feel about their parental absence. However, because of some reasons like lack of social support, black children feel worse than white.

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