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Jeff Jacoby

Destruction in black America is self-inflicted

By Jeff Jacoby
Globe Columnist / September 5, 2007

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DEBATING capital punishment at an Ivy League university a few years ago, I was confronted with the claim that since death sentences are more often meted out in cases where the victim is white, the death penalty must be racially biased. It's a spurious argument, I replied. Whites commit fewer than half of all murders in the United States, yet ... (Full article: 799 words)

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