Black Mama’s Bail Out Initiative Freed 100 Black Women on Mother’s Day

Nicole Rojas
May 16, 2019 - 5:00

The National Bail Out Collective announced that more than 100 Black women were released from jail on Mother’s Day as part of its Black Mama’s Bail Out Day initiative. The organization also raised an additional $1 million to further the work of releasing incarcerated women. The organization’s third annual Black Mama’s Bail Out Day campaign helped provide bail to 106 mothers and caregivers in more than 35 cities across the country ahead of Mother’s Day. Working with a coalition of Black-led organizations, activists, and lawyers, National Bail Out also raised awareness of cash bail,...

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