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Diana Reese

Contributor, She The People

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After a wild trial in which Frazier Glenn Miller acted as his own attorney, a jury took less than two hours to choose death.

  • Sep 8, 2015

F. Glenn Miller Jr., who had represented himself during a strange trial, now faces a possible death sentence.

  • Aug 31, 2015

The man accused of killing three people near a Jewish Community Center in Kansas last year is defending himself, which has meant interruptions and inappropriate comments.

  • Aug 27, 2015

In 1955, Emma Gatewood, 67 years old and the survivor of an abusive marriage, set off on a walk -- and became the first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail by herself.

  • Jan 5, 2015

Barbara Neely’s ground-breaking mystery series featuring an African-American housekeeper named Blanche White is back in e-books.

  • Jan 3, 2015

Joan Williams lost the opportunity in 1958 to ride on a float in Pasadena’s Rose Parade when the city learned the light-skinned woman was African-American. Thursday that wrong will be righted.

  • Jan 1, 2015

“Det. Olivia Benson” turns her energy in real life to helping the victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • Dec 19, 2014

Cops in Kansas City, Mo., hand out $100 bills instead of tickets, spreading the joy of the season with the help of a local Secret Santa.

  • Dec 15, 2014

The only way to make change is to tell the truth that we can prove, not just a truth that we believe in our gut.

  • Dec 5, 2014
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