LA MacArthur 'Genius' takes on race and incarceration

Kelly Lytle Hernandez. Credit: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

LA resident Kelly Lytle Hernandez recently earned a MacArthur "Genius" grant: $625,000 to pursue her work with no strings attached. Her "Million Dollar Hoods" project found that most of LA’s nearly $1 billion jail budget is spent on incarcerating many people in just a few neighborhoods.