The Death Penalty in the U.S. Persuasive Essay by The Research Group

The Death Penalty in the U.S.
Examines the death penalty and its impact on African Americans.
# 24311 | 1,800 words | 16 sources | 2002 | US


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Examines the death penalty & its impact on African Americans. Discusses which States have the death penalty; the ratio of African Americans to other races on death row. Ratio of African Americans to other races put to death in Capital Punishment states. Concludes blacks are disproportiantly executed or sentenced to death compares to whites. Charts of statistics.

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"This research examines the death penalty in the US, especially its impact on African-Americans. The research will set forth the context in which the issue of capital punishment has met the experience of African-Americans, and then discuss the states that have the death penalty, the ratio of African-Americans to other races on death row in each state, and the ratio of African-Americans to other races put to death in each capital-punishment state in the last 10 years.
To understand the impact of the death penalty on African-Americans in recent years it is necessary to examine the structure of capital punishment that has emerged in recent American history, which in significant part has organized itself around the impact of racism on civil society. Historically, nonwhites were likely to receive death-penalty sentences and were..."

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