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Leid Stories—A Big Win Against Corruption and Injustice in Benton Harbor, Michigan—05.09.18

Last Tuesday, May 1, the Rev. Edward Pinkney, a longtime grassroots activist, received some good news—albeit after serving a full 30-month prison sentence on a bogus conviction for election fraud. The Michigan Supreme Court, finally reviewing his case, unanimously ordered his convictions vacated and all charges against him dismissed. Pinkney, a leading voice against corrupt political leadership and massive corporate …

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A Just Cause – Injustice of Mandatory Minimum Sentencing – 10.23.16

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks guests are Greg Newburn, Director of State Policy for Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) and Alton Mills, who at 25 received a mandatory life-without-parole sentence for conspiracy to traffic drugs with intent to distribute. President Obama commuted Alton’s sentence on December 18, 2015, and he was released in 2016.

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A Just Cause – Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill & Congressman Jason Chaffetz – 09.11.16

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will be Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill and Congressman Jason Chaffetz, who ?became the Chairman of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee in January 2015. He is currently serving his fourth term in the US House of Representatives. In the 114th Congress, he also serves on the House Judiciary Committee.

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Leid Stories—Dr. Julius Garvey Presses Obama for Presidential Pardon for His Father, the Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey; Obama Balks—08.23.16

Dr. Julius Garvey, son of the Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey, discusses a years-long effort to clear his father’s name and reputation via a presidential pardon. The founder and driving force behind the first global Black nationalist movement, the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL), in 1923 was convicted in a rigged federal trial of wire fraud. Garvey’s conviction served as the basis for his deportation back to Jamaica and, eventually, destroy the UNIA-ACL.