Sister Helen Prejean joined The Nation on Wednesday, February 24, for an intimate conversation about the first execution she saw and how it lit an unquenchable fire in her to work to end the death penalty, the inextricable link between white supremacy and capital punishment, and what we can do to ensure that President Joe Biden fulfills his campaign promise to end state-sanctioned murder. Her conversation follows a piece she wrote for the February 22/March 1 issue of the print magazine entitled “Just Eight Days…” You can read it here.

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