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  • The Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail

    May 3, 2014 10th Annual Spring Symposium: Susan Burton is a formerly incarcerated woman who understands the challenges people face upon leaving prison. After more than 20 years cycling in and out of the criminal justice system, unable to find work, housing, or drug treatment, Susan finally gained freedom and sobriety in 1997 and made it her life’s work to help other women walking in her shoes .

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    Susan Burton, founder and director of A New Way of Life Reentry Program and one of CNN’s “Top Heroes” 2010.

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    Susan Burton, CNN Top 10 Hero and Founder of “A New Way of Life” via www.thewomenseye.com

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Susan Burton has broken her own cycle of incarceration and now provides shelter and support for recently released inmates through the A New Way of Life Reentry Project, a non-profit organization that helps women re-establish their lives after prison. To learn more about the project or to donate, please visit the website: wigs.ly/TMKqTr #watchwigs

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On July 29, 1895 Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin, founder of the New Era Women's Club of Boston, organized the first National Conference of Colored Women. Two years later the National Association of Colored Women was formed with Mary Church Terrell as its first president and Ruffin as editor of its newspaper. Click through for the text of Ruffin's welcome speech at the 1895 event. #TodayInBlackHistory

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Photo from #PBHT Spring Symposium 2014: Susan Burton, our Keynote Speaker,is on the left and JerriAnne Boggis, The Director of The Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail is on the right. 5.3.14 Photo by RHD

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