Persons under sentence of death, by race, 1968-2005


by Michael G. on Oct 22, 2013 | Views: 43 | Score: 0
WhiteBlack
1968243271
1970293335
1975218262
1980424264
1985896664
19901368940
199517321284
200019891541
200518061371
201017431309
Year
Number of inmates on death row
Sources: bjs.gov
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Michael G.
Michael G. on Oct 22, 2013 6:40 PM said:

This data illustrates the inequality in death row inmates by race. The white overall population in the U.S. is 4 times that of the black population, yet the black population is sentenced to death in almost as many cases.