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Revisiting Race at Emerson College

Black Boston | Education | Politics

Black Perspectives Now contributor Talia Whyte visits her alma mater to investigate the climate of race relations on campus.
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Matters of Race in the Courtroom

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By Virginia DePina

Timothy Tyrone Foster, a Black man, was charged and convicted of the murder of an elderly white woman. Upon recent discovery, the prosecutor's notes in the case revealed markings indicating the race on four potential jurors who were dismissed through peremptory strikes. Foster was sentenced to death by an all white jury. 

Dehlia Umunna, Clinical Professor of Law from Harvard Law School explains the impact of race in a courtroom, particularly in jury selection. 

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