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Black Women Lawyers Freed 17 Inmates Serving Life Sentences,  Received Financing Assistance from Kim Kardashian

“Let’s pause here to give a little credit where credit is due. Freeing 17 prisoners – all of whom were serving life sentences without parole – is impressive and commendable and the result of a campaign – 90 Days of Freedom – launched by Kardashian’s attorney, Brittany K. Barnett, a Black woman,” Anne Branigin wrote for The Grapevine.  The Decarceration Collective’s MiAngel Cody, another Black female lawyer, also collaborated on the project. “If we wanted to go back even further, it’s worth knowing the viral Mic video on Alice Marie Johnson that moved Kardashian to act was facilitated by – you guessed it – a Black woman, Topeka Sam,” Branigin said. […]