A Closer Look: Racial Tensions Behind Bars Do racial tensions in prison simply reflect what goes on in communities across the country? For more, NPR's Tony Cox speaks with community intervention specialist Skipp Townsend and community outreach director Robert Richardson.
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A Closer Look: Racial Tensions Behind Bars

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A Closer Look: Racial Tensions Behind Bars

A Closer Look: Racial Tensions Behind Bars

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Do racial tensions in prison simply reflect what goes on in communities across the country?

For more, NPR's Tony Cox speaks with Skipp Townsend — a community intervention specialist at the Los Angeles-based organization Second Chance at Loving Life — and Robert Richardson, program director for Emmanuel Community General Services in Portland, Oregon.

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