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Feb 19, 2021

When Kempis ‘Ghani’ Songster was imprisoned at the age of 15, his mother brought him three books; the autobiography of Malcolm X, Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane, and the autobiography of Nelson Mandela. Sentenced to life without parole and released after 30 years, Ghani talks about his process of coming home and the importance of restorative justice practices.

#US - Five People. One Moment: - “Love in the Heart of the City” provides a window into the hearts and minds of men of color living in several of Philadelphia’s “arterial” corridors and neighborhoods.  This deep dive shows how the 1-2 punch of the pandemic and protests over police-involved homicides have impacted their emotional health and overall well-being. We invite you to join #US as we explore “Love in the Heart of the City”. Hosted by Gabe Bryant, produced by Stephanie Renée.

Thanks to for the incidental music used throughout the series. Creative Commons license.

Thank you to our media sponsor: Metro Newspaper


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