In honor of Texas Governor Rick Perry executing his presidential campaign, Adriel Luis, a Colorlines.com contributor and artist based in Brooklyn, NY, made this video to remind all of us what Perry’s real legacy is.

In 2011, the United States carried out 43 executions. Texas was responsible for 1/3 of them.

There are currently 321 prisoners on death row in Texas: 126 of them are black, 97 white and 94 Latino, according to the NAACP’s quarterly report “Death Row USA”

Read this online at http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/01/rick_perrys_real_legacy_his_2011_executions_a_dance_video.html


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