A man who had been wrongfully convicted and sentenced to die challenged Clinton on the death penalty. We need more of these moments.
The late New York governor made it his mission to speak up for a moral politics and governance.
After his release from death row for a crime he did not commit, Tibbs found a sense of purpose and community as an anti-death-penalty activist.
As Kimberly McCarthy was put to death—the 500th Texas prisoner executed since 1982—protesters and crime victims alike came to bear witness.