SOURCE: Washington Post
Some community members still talk about the negative impression left by the horrific crime and legal aftermath.
SOURCE: New Yorker
by Jeffrey Toobin
In Alabama, Bryan Stevenson is saving inmates from execution and memorializing the darkest episodes of America’s past.
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George Stinney was one of the 4% of executed people who are completely innocent. His crime was being black in the forties. He was 14.
SOURCE: The Baltimore Sun
by Jonathan Zimmerman
We have spent two centuries trying to put people to death without putting them in discomfort. And it hasn't worked.
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