*Nearly two dozen Black men out of 92 Florida inmates, have been executed in the state for killing white victims since the 1976 reinstatement of the death penalty.
On Thursday, the first white man to ever be executed in the state of Florida — for killing a Black man — will have his day.
Mark Asay, 53, is set to be put to death by lethal injection — barring any last minute stay — after 6 p.m. on Thursday. He has been on Death Row since he was convicted by a jury of two racially motivated, premeditated murders in Jacksonville in 1987.
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