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Holder Announces $6.7 Million Grant to Improve Legal Defense Services

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Yesterday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced a $6.7 million grant from the Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice… Read More

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Today is Day 31. It is the last day of this national month-long letter writing campaign in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

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by Esther Armah

Today is day 30 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

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Yesterday, an interesting thing happened to me. I was told I am not Black. The kicker for me was when my friend stated that… Read More

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Day 29

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Day 29

by Esther Armah

Today is day 29 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support… Read More

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