Greetings RLD Family, I’d like to take this moment to thank you for your support over the last 6 years of the blog. I’ve learned that content flows better when … Continue reading Christmas Musings…
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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