Cancer Steals Another…I reflect on the memories of my beloved friend who lost her battle to cancer. Life is short and unpredictable. Draft a will and tell folks how much you love them. #cancersucks #love
There were many African American women instrumental in the fight for voting rights. As we celebrate Harriet Tubman as well as the 19th Amendment, we must also look at the intersection of voting, race and gender.
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Cyntoia Brown, who garnered the support of many celebrities as well as grassroots activists, is now back home. She was serving a life sentence for a murder she committed in self-defense as a teen. Cyntoia was a victim of sex trafficking, but was not treated as such by the criminal legal system. But once the fanfare dies down, where is the support to help her and other folks coming home from prison? This type of re-entry support is critical to help prevent recidivism (returning to jail for new crimes).
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Hey RLD Family! I had the privilege of appearing on the American Bar Association podcast “The JustPod” this week. The host Emily Johnson and I chatted about what the ethical … Continue reading RLD on The JustPod: Prosecutorial Discretion