Common Read Resources

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Sister Helen Prejean's official website at sisterhelen.org

Follow Sister Helen Prejean on Facebook

Prejean Discusses The Death of Innocents (audio), NPR Books, January 2005

Watch Curtis McCarty, an exonerated death row prisoner, introduce Sister Helen and watch Sister Helen speak at Villanova University in Pennsylvania at www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4ZpzbG7gh4.

Further Reading

Consult the Death Penalty Information Center at www.deathpenaltyinfo.org.

Read Mario Marazziti’s 13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty (Seven Stories Press, 2015). The short book includes an interview with exonerated death row prisoner Curtis McCarty. 

Read about the work of Bryan Stevenson and the Equal Justice Initiative in Alabama in Just Mercy (Spiegel and Grau, 2014).