Florida’s death row shows alarming bias towards minorities

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There are nearly 3,000 men and women awaiting execution across the United States, and 400 of them are in the state of Florida alone.

Florida has been under heavy criticism for the way its criminal sentences are determined, especially as prisoners who are poor, and black or Hispanic, are more likely to be sent to death row.

Correspondent John Zarrella reports on the alarming trend.

Follow John Zarrella on Twitter @zarrellajohn

Florida’s death row shows alarming bias towards minorities

Florida’s death row shows alarming bias towards minorities

The U.S. state of Florida is under criticism for the way it handles death sentences, especially as prisoners who are poor, and black or Hispanic are more likely to be sent to death row.
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