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Meek Mill is feeling “extremely grateful” after his 12-year legal battle was ended on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. The “All Eyes on You” rapper pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge as part of a plea deal to end his decade-long legal dramas. Mill was given a new trial in July after allegations were made…

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Dieter Cantu

Though Dieter Cantu currently serves as the program manager for the Harris County Youth Collective, the 28-year-old never forgets that he was once sentenced to a detention center by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. His stint as a juvenile prisoner motivated him to attain his bachelor’s degree in public administration from the University of Texas…

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Continuing to battle the effects of overzealous sentencing laws, President Barack Obama has commuted the sentences of 58 drug offenders. This now brings the total number of pardons issued by Obama to more than 306 people. That includes 110 people who were facing life sentences. President Obama is quoted as saying, “It just doesn’t make sense…

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African Americans have traditionally valued and reinforced the importance of education, but recent generations serve to show the opposite. Not to abrogate personal responsibility for the lack of many African Americans noting the significance of reading and math, or even having a semblance of comprehension of the economic crisis confronting the nation, the reality is…

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