Monthly Archives: May 2010

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Girl Talk Examines…Women in the Justice System

The number of women in prison, a third of whom are incarcerated for drug offenses, is increasing at nearly double the rate for men. These women often have significant histories of physical and sexual abuse, high rates of HIV infection, … Continue reading

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Girl Talk tells…Herstory

Kemba Smith paid a high price for having low self esteem and loving a man more than she loved herself.  Kemba’s story is the sinking trajectory of a young woman born to advantage and remarkable vulnerability in the suburbs of … Continue reading

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Age 27, Serving 24 Years

Charged with conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, money laundering, making false statements, Kemba Smith served 6 years in prison before President Bill Clinton issued her presidential clemency in December, 2000 Featured in Glamour Magazine, June 1999. “Does This Woman Deserve … Continue reading

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Girl Talk tells….girrlstories

As a young woman, you deserve a place where you are allowed to dream as big as your heart desires. A place where you feel honored and celebrated as you decide who you want to be as an adult. A … Continue reading

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