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Monday, 3 November 2014

California agrees to end racial segregation in prisons

California prisons will no longer segregate prisoners based on their race. Although the practice of racial segregation has long been banned in the larger American society for decades, officials in California continued the practice until just last week, believing it lessened the chances for gang violence. Galen Baughman, director of communications of Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE), tells RT’s Ameera David, however, why the policy created more problems than positive results.

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