Why It's Time to End the Death Penalty

Your Take: Troy Davis' nephew on his uncle and on efforts in California to end state executions.

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I hope that Californians will show my state, Georgia, what a better way looks like.

De'Jaun Davis-Correia is one of The Root's 2011 Young Futurists.

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