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Leonard Pitts Jr. | In Texas, black means future danger

There are 1 comment on the Centre Daily Times story from May 5, 2013, titled Leonard Pitts Jr. | In Texas, black means future danger. In it, Centre Daily Times reports that:

Well, mainly it will be because in 1995, he shot his ex-girlfriend, Debra Gardner, and her friend, Kenneth Butler, to death at Gardner's Houston home, and also wounded his own stepsister, Phyllis Taylor.

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Dudley Sharp

Houston, TX

#1 May 7, 2013
Pitts - Dead Wrong

No one, in trial, stated that Buck was a future danger based upon him being either black or a male.

In fact, the defense, through defense counsel and two experts, stated, repeatedly, that Buck was at reduced risk of being a future danger.

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