From Black Voices:
The verdict is in. And it is disturbing. We can argue all day about whether or not the prosecution made its case, or whether the defense distorted the facts. But for me the issue is the fact that race and racial stereotyping is at the very core of this case.
And truth be told, it is what decided the outcome of this case. The juror who has spoken out, quickly got a book deal, and then recanted the book deal, has all but confirmed what many Black Americans have long suspected about how race and stereotypes can influence juries in America.
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