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Momentum Is Building Across the South to End Money Bail

Last year, Southerners on New Ground (SONG) -- the region's largest queer liberation group -- initiated their Black Mama's Bail Out campaign to raise money to free poor Black women from jail while awaiting trial and to draw attention to what it calls "the immoral system" of cash bail that affects people of color disproportionately. Centered around Mother's Day, the campaign sought to honor the contributions that Black women make to the community and recognize more.


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