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Motivational speaker Jimmie C. Gardner knows firsthand the fundamental injustice of the legal system. “I’m an exoneree from the state of West Virginia. I was incarcerated falsely for a period of 27 years in the West Virginia Division of Corrections,” stated Gardner during rolling out‘s 2019 Justice for All gala where he served as the…

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Yaida Ford

The Ford Law Pros PC, led by managing principal Yaida Ford, is fully committed to serving in the areas of estate planning, community associations, landlord-tenant, civil rights, employment law and consumer protection. We recently caught up with Ford to talk about a recent case of injustice and how we need to be positioned and armed to…

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The United Nations’ Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent submitted a report on Monday, Sept. 26 raising concerns about the continued racial terrorism occurring in the United States. Leading human rights lawyers from around the world comprise the panel, which reports to the international organization’s High Commissioner on Human Rights. Its findings…

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A detective in Philadelphia is facing jail time after he assaulted and kidnapped a Black musician. According to Philadelphia Inquirer, Detective Adam O’Donnell was escorting Theodore Life Jr. out of Philadelphia Police Department’s Special Victims Unit when the attack occurred. O’Donnell grabbed Life and kicked him in the knee. The kick injured Life severely and…

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