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President Obama Commutes Sentences On 8 Individuals (Mostly Black) Sentenced To Life For Crack Possession [Video]

Via The White House: WASHINGTON, DC – Today President Barack Obama granted clemency to twenty-one individuals, consisting of eight commutations and thirteen pardons. The President granted commutations to the following eight individuals: Clarence Aaron – Mobile, Ala. Offense: Conspiracy
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