From Grammys to Prison to Freedom

Backed by celebrity and legal heavyweights, hip-hop artist John Forte was one of two people whose prison sentences were commuted by President Bush Monday, giving advocates of drug sentencing reform something to celebrate. While there are tens of thousands of men and women in federal prison because of controversial minimum sentencing laws, Forte, 33, has been a celebrity face for their plight. Celebrities, including Grammy Award-winning singer Carly Simon and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, as...Full Story
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