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Brianna Rhodes is the branded content writer for Blavity. Feel free to contact her at brianna@blavity.com


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Triumph Out Of Trials: Explore the Stories of Three People Who Were Wrongly Convicted and Now Use Their Platform to Impact Lives

There are countless stories of Black people in America who have been wrongfully convicted and over-sentenced by the United States justice system. In the case of exoneration, second chances do exist and justice can prevail. ABC’s For Life draws inspiration from the real-life story of Isaac Wright Jr., a man who is among the people who has lived this hard truth. Wright was sentenced...

The Black Family: How The Movement for Black Lives Is Helping Us Reclaim The Narrative

Growing up Black, our sense of family extended beyond the standard definition. Family included many people who may or may not have been related to us by blood, and we found a home wherever we belonged or felt cared for. Our mamas sent us to our auntie’s house for a nutritious meal or to pick up the sugar or to the home of an elderly lady down the block who needed necessities to...

‘For Life’ Season 2 – What’s At Stake For Aaron Wallace?

From behind bars to passing the bar, Season 1 of ABC’s For Life had us all the way in our feelings with its story of justice, prison reform, and hope. The show follows main character Aaron Wallace, portrayed by Nicholas Pinnock, as he fights to exonerate himself after being wrongfully accused of a crime.  Read about some important moments from Season 1, and you will be...