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Humanitini: Stories From the Wire

In Washington, DC, only about 5 percent of those behind bars are women. But a substantial majority of these women are mothers, and many leave small children behind when they are sentenced to years or decades of incarceration. Women’s experiences of incarceration are dramatically different than those of men. Moreover, their reentry process when they are released is driven by different needs and challenges many women face as a result of their roles in families and communities. Returning women often

Closely Guarded: The Rites, Rituals, and Traditions of the Divine 9

Greek-letter organizations, sororities and fraternities, are steeped in over 100 years of tradition and an indelible part of the Black Community. They create lifelong relationships in sisterhood, brotherhood, and community service. The Divine 9, nine of the oldest black Greek-letter organizations, constitute a social and professional network with the breadth of LinkedIn, but with the depth and loyalty of a family. More than half of these organizations were founded right here in DC at Howard University. Over one million young

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