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Millions of young Black children will be without their fathers this Father’s Day because of a justice system that imprisons Black men at disproportionate rates.

In an effort to raise awareness around mass incarceration and the staggering effects it has on the Black community, Google launched “Love Letters.” The national campaign seeks to “uplift the voices of young people who have an incarcerated parent,” an official statement reads.

According to statistics, one in three of the 25.4 million adults arrested for drugs in 1980 to 2007 were African-American. And if that trend continues to rise, one in three Black boys born today can expect to spend time in prison during his lifetime.

Watch these children describe the effects mass incarceration have on their family in the video above.



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