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Susan Burton is the founder and director of A New Way of Life, an org that provides housing and support to formerly incarcerated women. Her journey started when her son was killed by a police officer; to deal with the grief, she turned to drugs.

How the war on drugs changed Susan Burton from an addict to an activist 

Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.