That the majority of inmates on Florida's Death Row are white males?
Movies and popular culture often perpetuate the stereotype that the majority of death row inmates are black, but in fact that is not true in Florida. As of January 13, 2003, there were 368 inmates on death row in Florida: 228 or 62% were white, 131 or 36% were black and 2% were other races.
|Race of 51 Inmates Executed|
Since Death Penalty Reinstated
As this pie chart illustrates, the majority of inmates who have been executed since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976 were white. These numbers are through June 30, 2002.
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