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Three Bishops Stand Against an Execution in Georgia

It’s clear that racism played a part in Keith Tharpe’s death sentence.
Source: Carlos Barria / Reuters

There is no toxin more pernicious than hatred based on racial stereotypes. Despite progress in overcoming the sin of racism in recent years, racism still exists in American society—causing pain and hurt, and even leading to death. As a case in point, Keith Tharpe sits on death row in Jackson, Georgia, convicted of a gruesome murder 28 years ago. While

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