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Mississippi Scott Sisters Documentary Now In Production

News Release from Nancy LockhartSubject: July 4th 2010 – Jamie Scott’s Birthday – Documentary of The Scott Sisters and Thank You’s Dear Supporters: Jamie and Gladys would like to thank all supporters for everything that is being done to assist in securing their freedom. They would especially like to thank The Gray Haired Witnesses for […]

David Lynch Foundation Prison Meditation Program; Reduces Rule Infractions, Recidivism

ABOUT THE PROJECT: Here are the facts, according to the Report of the Reentry Policy Council: Charting the Safe and Successful Return of Prisoners to the Community: • Two million Americans are serving time in prison • 50% of the inmates are in for violent crimes • About 67% of the inmates released from prison […]

Black Perspective Announces Upcoming Day of Blogging For Scott Sisters

Black PerspectiveYobachi Boswell Website Sis. Marpessa, who works with Mrs. Rasco’s the Scott sister’s mother; has asked Afrosphere bloggers to conduct a day of blogging to help the wrongly convicted sisters specifically at this time of medical need. Below is a preliminary press release for the Thursday March 18, Day of Blogging. It should provide […]

For Jamie Scott, an $11 Robbery in Mississippi May Carry a Death Sentence

On February 25, a small crowd gathered outside the state capitol in Jackson, Mississippi, to push for the release of sisters Jamie and Gladys Scott, who are serving two consecutive life sentences apiece for a 1993 armed robbery in which no one was injured and the take, by most accounts, was about $11. Supporters of […]