Holder: Jail time for blacks is too long

Holder: Jail time for blacks is too long

Attorney General Eric Holder expressed  “concern” Thursday  evening that black men are unfairly served with longer  prison sentences  than white men and that America’s prison system demands  overhaul.

“Too many people go to too many prisons for far too long for no  good law  enforcement reason,” Mr. Holder said, in  remarks to the Rev. Al  Sharpton’s National  Action Network in New York, Politico reported. “It  is time to ask ourselves  some fundamental questions about our criminal  justice system. … It is time to  examine our systems and determine what  truly works.”

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