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‘Ban the Box’ is growing nationwide
Published on February 25, 2016


Author Kemba Smith Pradia to lead Sister II Sister Summit for young women
Published on February 15, 2016


Author, former inmate tells her story
Published on February 11, 2016


Sister II Sister Summit: Inspiring the Best Minds at RIT
Published on February 5, 2016


Groups push to make prison reform an issue in 2016
Published on December 31, 2015


White Like She: Reflections on Racism and Privilege in the War on Drugs: She was only a DEA agent’s daughter…
Published on December 18, 2015


Seen and Heard at #ReformConf15
Published on December 8, 2015


Cannabis industry’s social justice challenge
Published on November 29, 2015


New Minneapolis NAACP intends to ‘speak truth to power’
Published on November 18, 2015


Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and Rep. Blumenauer Join Clemency Recipients at Opening Plenary of International Drug Policy Reform Conference on Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
Published on November 18, 2015


Rep. Maxine Waters wants to end mandatory minimums
Published on September 28, 2015


Read about the incredible life journey of Kemba Smith Pradia in ‘Poster Child’
Published on August 24, 2015


The Prosecutor’s Role in Mass Incarceration
Published on May 11, 2015


Kemba Smith-Pradia Inspires Students and Community Members With Her Personal Story
Published on March 31, 2015


Kemba Smith headlines MACDL’s winter meeting
Published on March 26, 2015


Author Inspires Local Church after Telling Her Story
Published on November 23, 2014


Kemba Smith delivers powerful message at Livingstone
Published on October 4, 2014


Telling the World About the Troubled U.S. Criminal Justice System
Published on March 21, 2014


Kemba Smith
Published on March 5, 2014


My sister’s keeper.
Published on March 4, 2014


Author and Activist Kemba Smith Visits Waxter Center
Published on February 10, 2014


Speaker shares her hard-learned life lessons with NWFSC students
Published on February 4, 2014


The Right Thing To Do Is Long Over Due – DOJ To Get Rid of Mandatory Minimum Sentences On Pending Drug Cases
Published on September 24, 2013


Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Convention Draws Thousands to D.C.
Published on September 21, 2013


In Virginia, Delaware, positive steps on ending felony disenfranchisement
Published on May 31, 2013


In Civil Rights Victory, Virginia Restores Voting Rights for Hundreds of Thousands Nonviolent Felons
Published on May 31, 2013


Kemba Smith’s Fight for Felon Voting Rights
Published on May 10, 2013


Felony Disenfranchisement: A Holdover from the Jim Crow Era
Published on April 26, 2013


Blackout: Millions Still Disenfranchised by Jim Crow Felony Laws
Published on April 24, 2013


Reentry Reflection Hopes To Brake Recidivism
Published on February 25, 2013


Virginia Senate Passes Measure to Restore Voting Rights to Ex-Offenders
Published on January 29, 2013


The Reality of Federal Drug Sentencing
Published on November 27, 2012


NAACP pushes to reinstate former felons’ voting rights
Published on October 12, 2012


Brutish goals of Jim Crow never died
Published on October 10, 2012


6 Million Stopped From Voting: Kemba Smith Fights for Ex-Felons
Published on October 8, 2012


Kemba Smith Tells It All
Published on October 5, 2012


NAACP pushes to reinstate former felons’ voting rights
Published on October 2, 2012


NAACP Launches Nat’l Campaign To Restore Ex-Felons Voting Rights In Fla
Published on October 2, 2012


5.3 Million Who Can’t Vote: NAACP Takes Felon Voting Rights Fight to U.N.
Published on October 1, 2012


Felon voting rights and Indiana
Published on April 20, 2012


Kemba Smith’s story takes a more positive turn
Published on April 6, 2012


Why I Still Fight for Drug Law Reform
Published March 2012


Fraternity Brings MLK Day Speaker to OU
Published on January 17, 2012


Top Book Choices for Youth in Detention
Published on January 4, 2012


Kemba Smith Pradia Keeps Fight Against Domestic Violence Alive
Published on October 12, 2011


Smith shares horror of making a “bad choice”
Published on November 8, 2011


Hugs for Kemba Smith and Her Family
Published on September 26, 2011


Kemba Smith Has Her Say in Memoir
Published on August 31, 2011


One Church One Offender
Published on June 3, 2011


Learning Life Lessons from Kemba
Published on December 24, 2010


Cautionary Tales – In sharing her story of redemption, Kemba Smith Pradia helps the vulnerable stay on track, one college student at a time.
Published on December 23, 2010


My life saved by reprieve of 24-year sentence for crack
Published on December 22, 2010


Kemba Smith Pradia – Strength and hope against injustice
Published on July 16, 2010


Kemba Smith Pradia to Receive Indiana Black Expo’s Humanitarian Award
Published July 2010


Woman tells drug life experiences with Oakwood students
Published on October 20, 2009


>FROM ADVERSITY TO REDEMPTION – Woman sentenced to 24 years in prison uses second chance to help others.
Published on February 2, 2009


Kemba Smith teaches others the importance of making the right choices lifestyles.
Published on May 26, 2008


CNN’s Tony Harris talks to Kemba Smith about her sentencing story and her fight.
Published on December 12, 2007


Felon Voting Rights Pushed in Va.
Published on April 29, 2005


Prison, pardon, parenthood
Published on October 9, 2004


Color of Violence 2002: building a movement
Published on May 2002


Many oppressed by mandatory minimum sentencing:
Kemba Smith freed by Clinton

Published January 2001


Clinton Commutes Sentences Of Two Black Women Inmates; Grants Clemency To 62 In All
Published January 15, 2001


Emerge – Kemba’s Nightmare

Due to the file size, the Emerge article has been divided into four parts.
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Published May 1996

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