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Dear Tamara: I have a class 5 felony conviction on my record for cashing a fraudulent check. Yes, I know it was stupid, but it was 10 years ago. I was fresh out of college, broke, and did not have many resources. I had a small child to take care of and could not find … Continue reading Ask Tamara: Would You Hire a Felon?
*We are in a horrible state of affairs anytime the race for our new President can include a felon serving time. If ever there were a call for folks to hit the voting polls akin to the force of the 2008 elections…this is it! President Obama lost in several counties in West Virginia to a … Continue reading President Obama Losing Election to Felon in West Virginia?
After spending more than nine years in a federal prison my cousin is back home. It’s been less than a month since he got out. Relatives tell me he’s in good spirits – for someone in his predicament. He’s going to need that good attitude when he starts to apply for jobs and realizes there … Continue reading The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Making the Transition from Prison