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Sentences of Eight Non-Violent Drug Offenders Commuted by President Obama

Today, President Obama commuted the sentences of eight nonviolent drug offenders — including Clarence Aaron,…

Jack Johnson

Activists Seek Pardon for Jack Johnson

Civil rights activists in Texas are seeking a pardon from President Barack Obama for the late boxer Jack Johnson,…

Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry to Obama: Pardon People, Not Just Turkeys

On Saturday’s "Melissa Harris-Perry Show," the MSNBC host read an open letter to the turkey…