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Gap In Federal Cocaine Sentences To Narrow

I have always believed this imbalance resulted in a form of discrimination based on economics. If you are poor and without access to adequate legal representation you received a stiffer sentence because you had crack cocaine.If you have money and … Continue reading

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First African-American Woman Appointed to Maryland Appellate Court

Congratulations to Michelle D. Hotten on her achievement. http://www.afro.com/sections/news/Baltimore/story.htm?storyid=2007

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Study Finds Blacks Blocked From Southern Juries

Some people wonder if we live in a post-racial country. Here is another nail in the coffin that we do not. It is a given that African-Americans do not excercise our constitutional right to vote en masse. Yet when we … Continue reading

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