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New museums document mass incarceration and lynchings in America; the “best” and “worst” criminal justice news of 2017; a community campaign

One Mother's Voice: In the Name of Justice" (OMV) podcast has moved to SoundCloud, where you can find a selection of previous episodes. My Mission I am the mother of a now-deceased son who spent too many years lost to the streets and New York State prisons. Those were hard years for me. I did… Continue reading New museums document mass incarceration and lynchings in America; the “best” and “worst” criminal justice news of 2017; a community campaign

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New museum highlights our nation’s history from enslavement to mass incarceration

As an ardent proponent of criminal justice reform, it is a happy coincidence that my birth month coincides with the April 2018 opening of an historic museum in Montgomery, Alabama, The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration. The impetus for my advocacy grew out of the nearly 16-year incarceration of my son--now deceased—and its… Continue reading New museum highlights our nation’s history from enslavement to mass incarceration