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GSU club collects books for inmates

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Grambling State University student Saudia Scott, left, and GSU Assistant Professor of Sociology Matthew Sheptoski, right, counted donated books as they placed them in crates. GSU Psychology and Sociology Club will give the books to various state prisons, as part of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Challenge to collect books for prison libraries. The group received 1,967 books.

Grambling State University’s Psychology and Sociology Club collected 1,967 books that the group will donate to various state prison libraries.

Club President Jack Chandler said the GSU group, along with organizations from four other universities, created the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Challenge for collecting books for inmates after touring a prison and noticing an absence of books.

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