A new report confirmed what many of us already know: Blacks and Latinos are jailed at rates far exceeding that of whites, a fact that, sadly, doesn't come as a surprise. But this is California where we have roughly 11,000 inmates housed in private prisons. And it turns out racial disparities are pr ... More >>
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