Mass Incarceration Author’s Name: Institutional Affiliation: Abstract Mass incarceration is a growing issue that leads to social inequality and undermines the basic civil rights movement goals in America. It is an area in need of special attention because it causes many problems in the country both directly and indirectly. One problem is that mass incarceration is a target based on race. When African Americans are labeled as criminals, this creates a path for legal discrimination. It is also believed that homelessness and incarceration increase each other's risk. Incarceration is also attributed to mental health issues by possibly exerting collateral damage upon those living in high rated...