Undoing The Segregation.

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The riot that trashed a Southern California prison and injured 175 inmates began with a fight between black and Hispanic gang members, a reminder of the difficulty of race relations behind bars. In America’s largest state prison system black, Hispanic, Asian and white gangs generally don’t mix. Last fall, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation began desegregating two prisons in the Sierra foothills. They are not yet fully integrated, and officials haven’t started on any other prisons. Also, powerful race-based gangs oppose integration and have threatened inmates who participate.

Calif. struggles to desegregate prisons – Race & ethnicity- msnbc.com.

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53 Inmates Escape Mexican Prison, With Cartel Assistance!!

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Something out of a movie; a daring escape, cartel gunmen, lax security guards, crazy. This one looks planned at first glance, and it makes sense considering the lack of respect given to Mexico by the United States recently. According to reports the 53 inmates that escaped are considered “Dangerous To The Citizens Of The World” drug smugglers and worse. And apparently the prison guards didn’t do a thing, until the escapees vehicles were gone. After the U.S. used this swine flu to control the border, I don’t think the Mexicans appreciate being Guinea Pigs. And don’t think they also haven’t come to a realization of these recent events.

Gunmen free 53 inmates from Mexican prison – 5/16/09 – Los Angeles-Southern California-LA Breaking News, Weather, Traffic, Sports – abc7.com.