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January 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

How Poetry Gave Voice to Three Men Who Grew Up in Prison

For three Washington, D.C. men who were incarcerated during their youth, poetry is a powerful means of self expression. Nokomis Hunter, Shannon Battle, and Cliff Yarborough all grew up in the criminal justice system, where they were introduced to Free Minds Book Club. Hunter, Battle, and Yarborough all participated in The City of Takoma Park’s […]

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October 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Judge Denies Bail for Former NFL Player Arrested for Suspected ‘Drug Ring’

A judge has denied a former New York Giants and San Francisco 49’ers player bail following his arrest in Gaithersburg in what police said to be a drug trafficking ring. Officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department arrested Craig Walendy, of Long Beach, California, at a motel near the 400 block of Quince Orchard Road after […]

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