Most Incarcerated Zip Code

Today, we’re reading Caleb Gayle’s New Republic article, “Inside the “Most Incarcerated” Zip Code in the Country.” Please answer the following questions:

  1. How does Gayle define the practice of “redlining”?
  2. Go to the UW-Stout Library. Find a definition of redlining there. Provide the definition and citation here.
  3. How does the definition Gayle provides differ from the one you found through the library databases?
  4. To you, what is the most powerful example of racism and discrimination Gayle provides? 
  5. How do sentencing laws and supervision rules disenfranchise voters?
  6. What does this story uncover about the legacy of racism in Milwaukee?

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