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from The Christian Science Monitor

Death penalty: The state of capital punishment in the US, worldwide

Death penalty: The state of capital punishment in the US, worldwide - The Christian Science Monitor - CSMonitor.com

from The Huffington Post

LOOK: Where The Walking Dead Wait

Where the Walking Dead Wait Just two percent of the counties in the U.S. are responsible for most of our country's executions since 1976, and the same tiny number of counties hold most of our current death row population. Prisoners in the U.S. typically spend more than a decade on death row before execution. [click on this image to find a bundle of videos and analyses devoted to the sociological study of crime, law, and deviance] Source: Death Penalty Information Center

From Appearance to Identity: How Census Data Collection Changed Race in America (click thru for analysis)

from Washington Post

Everything you need to know about executions in the United States

Everything you need to know about executions in the United States. May 1, 2014. Washington Post. #infographic #infographics

From Appearance to Identity: How Census Data Collection Changed Race in America (click thru for analysis)

January 2014: The Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Arizona State University hosted a so-called Martin Luther King, Jr party in which “mocked blacks by donning loose basketball jerseys, flashing gang signs and drinking from hollowed-out watermelons.” Photos online were tagged with #hood.