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Mary Virginia Jones exonerated after 32 years in prison.  A 74-year-old woman has been released from prison… Read More


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"A few years ago, my boyfriend was convicted of armed robbery. He wasn't the main person involved. In fact, he didn't even… Read More

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Millions of uninsured might not take advantage of the Affordable Care Act.  According to the Kaiser Family… Read More

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It seems that every few years we have some version of a debate about this word. It is probably the most discussed word in contemporary… Read More

Rich Kids Are Soft, Poor Kids Need to Be Toughened Up

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The subject here is coaching and sports. Could much of the same -- how poor Black kids and rich White kids are treated differently --… Read More

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It is with trepidation that I tackle the song “Throw That Boy P*ssy,” which I’ve been sent 10 million times since… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

  Relisha Tenau Rudd Case Type: Endangered
 DOB: Oct 29, 2005
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