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Batts elaborates on comments that Baltimore suffers from '1950s racism'
Batts elaborates on comments that Baltimore suffers from '1950s racism'

In an interview set to air on C-SPAN Sunday, Baltimore Commissioner Anthony W. Batts elaborated on comments made a week earlier that he believes the city suffers from "1950s racism" and is more divided than other cities where he has worked.  Batts first brought up the issue when speaking in Phoenix before a White House task force studying policing. He brings up the idea again in the C-SPAN interview, where he is interviewed for an hour and touches on a number of topics - including acknowledging that he finally gave in and watched Season 1 of "The Wire." The interview airs at 8 p.m. Sunday. In Southern California, where Batts grew up and was with the Long Beach...

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