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Vox Sentences: Ahmed Mohamed just learned the most important lesson for young brown men

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Vox Sentences is written by Dylan Matthews and Dara Lind.


Ninth-grader Ahmed Mohamed being arrested in school.

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An electric chair and gurney in the death chamber of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility on August 29, 2001

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A scene from the loser's debate

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