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End the death penalty

Experience Staff, [email protected]
October 20, 2016
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Like America itself, the death penalty has a racist past it has yet to reckon with. Some of the first capital crime laws in the colonies were written in response to a New York slave riot in 1712, when a group of slaves broke free and killed some white people. 21 slaves were sentenced to death, 20 be...

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