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kerry-washington-essence-cover-240x340  Featured in the the March 2012 issue of Essence Magazine where you’ll find me on p. 70 “Why I Still Fight for Drug Law Reform”.

» Author Inspires Local Church after Telling Her Story

Published on Nov 23, 2014

» Kemba Smith delivers powerful message at Livingstone

Published on October 4, 2014

» Telling the World About the Troubled U.S. Criminal Justice System

Published on March 21, 2014

» Kemba Smith

Published on March 5, 2014

» Author and Activist Kemba Smith Visits Waxter Center

Published on February 10, 2014

» Speaker shares her hard-learned life lessons with NWFSC students

Published on February 4, 2014

» The Right Thing To Do Is Long Over Due – DOJ To Get Rid of Mandatory Minimum Sentences On Pending Drug Cases

Published on September 24, 2013

» Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Convention Draws Thousands to D.C.

Published on September 21, 2013

» In Virginia, Delaware, positive steps on ending felony disenfranchisement

Published on May 31, 2013

» Kemba Smith’s Fight for Felon Voting Rights

Published on May 10, 2013

» Felony Disenfranchisement: A Holdover from the Jim Crow Era

Published on April 26, 2013

» Reentry Reflection Hopes To Brake Recidivism

Published on February 25, 2013

» Virginia Senate Passes Measure to Restore Voting Rights to Ex-Offenders

Published on January 29, 2013

» NAACP pushes to reinstate former felons’ voting rights

Published on October 12, 2012

» Brutish goals of Jim Crow never died

Published on October 10, 2012

» 6 Million Stopped From Voting: Kemba Smith Fights for Ex-Felons

Published on October 8, 2012

» Kemba Smith Tells It All

Published on October 5, 2012

» NAACP pushes to reinstate former felons’ voting rights

Published on October 2, 2012

» NAACP Launches Nat’l Campaign To Restore Ex-Felons Voting Rights In Fla

Published on October 2, 2012

» 5.3 Million Who Can’t Vote: NAACP Takes Felon Voting Rights Fight to U.N.

Published on October 1, 2012

» Felon voting rights and Indiana

Published on April 20, 2012

» Kemba Smith’s story takes a more positive turn

Published on April 6, 2012

» Fraternity Brings MLK Day Speaker to OU

Published on January 17, 2012

» Top Book Choices for Youth in Detention

Published on January 4, 2012

» Kemba Smith Pradia Keeps Fight Against Domestic Violence Alive

Published on October 12, 2011

» Smith shares horror of making a “bad choice”

Published on November 8, 2011

» Hugs for Kemba Smith and Her Family

Published on September 26, 2011

» Kemba Smith Has Her Say in Memoir

Published on August 31, 2011

» One Church One Offender

Published on June 3, 2011

» Learning Life Lessons from Kemba

Published on December 24, 2010

» Cautionary Tales – In sharing her story of redemption, Kemba Smith Pradia helps the vulnerable stay on track, one college student at a time.

Published on December 23, 2010

» My life saved by reprieve of 24-year sentence for crack

Published on December 22, 2010

» Kemba Smith Pradia – Strength and hope against injustice

Published on July 16, 2010

» Kemba Smith Pradia to Receive Indiana Black Expo’s Humanitarian Award

Published July 2010

» FROM ADVERSITY TO REDEMPTION – Woman sentenced to 24 years in prison uses second chance to help others.

Published on February 2, 2009

» CNN’s Tony Harris talks to Kemba Smith about her sentencing story and her fight.

Published on December 12, 2007

» Felon Voting Rights Pushed in Va.

Published on April 29, 2005

» Prison, pardon, parenthood

Published on October 9, 2004

» Emerge – Kemba’s Nightmare

Due to the file size, the Emerge article has been divided into four parts.
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

» Many oppressed by mandatory minimum sentencing:
Kemba Smith freed by Clinton

Published January 2001

» Kemba Smith Pradia Uses Her Past To Brighten Youths’ Future