Court rejects Black Texas death row inmate’s race bias claim

              FILE - This photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death-row inmate Andre Thomas, from Texoma, Texas.  A divided Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a Black Texas death row inmate who argued he didn’t get a fair trial because jurors who convicted him objected to interracial marriage. The court’s three liberal justices dissented Tuesday from the court’s order turning away the appeal from inmate Andre Thomas. He was sentenced to death for killing his estranged wife, who was white, and two children. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP, File)