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Advocates Hope Obama’s Clemencies will Pave Way for Other Releases

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Prisoners’ advocate groups hope President Barack Obama’s decision to grant clemency to nearly two dozen, non-violent drug offenders is just the beginning of a wave of future commutations that would disproportionately impact African Americans held in federal prisons. “For some years we have needed reform […]