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By Maria- Paula Rev. Curtis West Harris was an African-American politician who served as a mayor, a minister of the gospel and a civil rights activist commitment to nonracial justice in Hopewell, Virginia where he lived with his family since 1928. He passed on at 93 in 2017. Harris was a husband to Ruth Jones […]
BY: KATE MASTERS Eastern State Hospital in James City County (Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services) For years, mental health treatment for many Virginians has followed a predictable pattern, said Anna Mendez, executive director of the Charlottesville-based nonprofit Partner for Mental Health. “For community providers like us, a family member will call and […]
By Maria-Paula After Philadelphia’s District Attorney Larry Krasner in 2018 quit prosecuting marijuana, marijuana drug equipment possession and prostitution, Baltimore City State Attorney Marylin J. Mosby followed suit in March 2020. Non-violent offences including sex work, drug and paraphernalia possession, trespassing, urinating or defecating in public as well as minor traffic offences will no longer […]
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