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Never Give Up. What This Mom Did When Her Son Was Wrongly Imprisoned.

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LaVerne Knighten & Son Willie Knighten By Erickka Sy Savané African Americans are only 13% of the American population but make up the majority of innocent defendants wrongfully convicted of crimes and later exonerated, according to a study conducted by the National Registry of Exonerations on race and wrongful convictions. Blacks constitute 47% of the 1,900 exonerations listed in the…

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Why Michelle Obama’s Comments About How We Raise Our Sons Gave Me Pause.

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Michelle Obama By Mwabi Kaira Michelle Obama was recently interviewed by poet Elizabeth Alexander at the first annual Obama Foundation Summit.  What she said about parenting is not a new sentiment.  Michelle said, “It’s like the problem in the world today is we love our boys, and we raise our girls. We raise them to be strong, and sometimes we…

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