WA: In November 1994, the King County (Seattle) Washington, jail settled a racial bias suit with a jail guard for $150,000. So far the county has paid more than $800,000 to 19 jail guards who claim they were the victims of racial discrimination. Four other cases are still pending. The guard, Frank Foster, claimed he was subjected to a hostile work environment including racist literature and comments and was denied advancement and better work assignments because he is black. The case was settled one day into trial before a state court jury [Editor's Nore: If black guards are being treated like this how do black detainees fare?]
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