Anchor of Hope Foundation

Anchor of Hope Foundation The Anchor of Hope Foundation was created to help heal, educate & empower survivors of domestic violence, child abuse and trauma.

Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings. -Elie Wiesel

06/06/2020
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

"You live day to day with this presumption of dangerousness and guilt," Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative founder, tells Lester Holt. "I think what we're seeing in this country is a collective expression of our fatigue of having to be menaced and marginalized."

06/05/2020
Roland Martin

Roland Martin

Strategies For Justice: National CARES Virtual Community Wellness Gathering

06/03/2020
ABC News

HAPPENING NOW: Former Pres. Barack Obama to join My Brother's Keeper Alliance's virtual town hall on police violence. https://abcn.ws/3eGShBy

HAPPENING NOW: Former Pres. Barack Obama to join My Brother's Keeper Alliance's virtual town hall on police violence. https://abcn.ws/3eGShBy

06/03/2020
CNN

CNN

John Bunn was wrongfully convicted of murder as a teenager, and exonerated after 27 years of fighting for his freedom. He says the power of reading saved him. Now, he's building libraries in prisons. https://cnn.it/2N12bVm

06/02/2020
Essence

Essence

"I think that to allow ourselves as a community to start having some internal debate around the merits of riots and protests is a huge red herring." - Eboni K. Williams

"We're celebrating the ACLU's 100th anniversary, so we sat down with Lewis Conway for the inside scoop on justice, civil...
05/31/2020
Smart Justice: An Interview with Lewis Conway, Jr. of the ACLU

"We're celebrating the ACLU's 100th anniversary, so we sat down with Lewis Conway for the inside scoop on justice, civil liberties, and criminal justice reform."

To help celebrate the ACLU’s 100th birthday, we recently talked with Lewis Conway, Jr., an ACLU national campaign strategist, about his life and work.

05/31/2020
Tana Amen, BSN, RN

Tana Amen, BSN, RN

So many folks ask me about Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy or HBOT. We love this treatment for when it’s important to get more oxygen to the brain in order to assist healing. Hospitals sometimes use this therapy for wounds that aren’t healing. Learn more on BrainWarriorsWayPodcast.com.

05/27/2020
Simon Cowell praises AGT singer who was wrongfully jailed for 37 years

He said: 'I knew I was innocent, I didn’t commit a crime but being a poor black kid, i didn’t have the ability to fight the state of Louisiana.'

Archie said that despite having no fingerprints at the crime scene, and three different people testifying that he was home at the time of the murder, he was sentenced to life without the option of parole.

He told Terry: 'Freedom is of the mind, I went to prison but I never let my mind go to prison.'

Have A Criminal Record? COVID-19 Relief May Be Out Of Reach
05/27/2020
Have A Criminal Record? COVID-19 Relief May Be Out Of Reach - Law360

Have A Criminal Record? COVID-19 Relief May Be Out Of Reach

With the economy in free fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Small Business Administration has disbursed billions of dollars to entrepreneurs struggling to make payroll and keep their businesses afloat. But many with criminal records say they’ve been left out to dry.

"I’m committed to [fighting] for all the other people who are just like me.”
04/30/2020
Cyntoia Brown Gives First Interview Since Leaving Prison

"I’m committed to [fighting] for all the other people who are just like me.”

In an exclusive interview with ESSENCE, Cyntoia Brown discusses her time in prison and what she plans on doing with her life after being released.

04/29/2020
The Guardian

You can't argue with the truth....racism is an industry that funnels bodies for the prison-industrial complex. We can pretend as though it doesn't exist, but reality is reality even if you refuse to see it.

Racism is a business. Its marketing is so successful that even Akala looks sideways at a young black man holding a lot of cash

04/27/2020
Really SIS?

Really SIS?

I cant begin to say how sad this is to see! Drug addiction is no joke!!! This video is over a 4 months time and this is what happen 😢😢😢 #Pray4her
🎥: SoftwhiteUnderbelly (YouTube)
#SisSistaSister

04/20/2020
The Daily Goalcast

The Daily Goalcast

Denzel Washington is grateful for his guardian angel who saved him from a fate similar to his friends...

03/28/2020
The Breakdown with Shaun King

The Breakdown with Shaun King

Witnesses stated that light skinned man committed the murder of Daniel Salcido, in Pomona, CA. Chris Kearney is a dark skinned man. We know that Chris is innocent and are helping to fight on his behalf. In this episode, Shaun King gets right into the action steps, so that Chris's legal defense can be fully funded by March 31st. YOU can help by visiting FreeChrisKearney.com.

Shaun also unpacks the stimulus bill that just passed and was signed by the president. What this bill does, what it means for everyday Americans and student loans closes out this episode of The Breakdown with Shaun King. Listen here or on your favorite streaming platform!

Every prison system in the world should be doing this!
03/24/2020
Program Allows Inmates to Earn College Degrees While Behind Bars

Every prison system in the world should be doing this!

Hudson Link, a New York-based non-profit organization, has a program for inmates that allows them to earn college degrees even though they're still behind bars. Upon release from prison, inmates who

Looking to stock up on non-perishable food items? This entrepreneur has exactly what you need!
03/24/2020
Ex-Convict Turned Entrepreneur Launches First Black-Owned Instant Ramen Noodles Brand

Looking to stock up on non-perishable food items? This entrepreneur has exactly what you need!

While in prison, Ron Freeman learned that most prisoners love to eat ramen (a Japanese noodle soup) and often even use it as an alternative to money. So when he was released from prison, Ron decided to launch a company called Mama Pat’s Foods that produces what is now known as the first Black-owne...

03/21/2020
Ma Baby Love

Here's a daily dose of cuteness! 😍😍

When your best friend is a little weird 😊

03/19/2020
Daily Blast LIVE

Daily Blast LIVE

One family isn't letting the coronavirus stop them from celebrating grandma's birthday. They gathered on her front lawn with homemade signs and sang her "Happy Birthday."

"I truly believe the jails are ticking time bombs," said David Patton, executive director of the Federal Defenders of Ne...
03/18/2020
A reason to get out of jail? Inmates fearful of coronavirus argue for release

"I truly believe the jails are ticking time bombs," said David Patton, executive director of the Federal Defenders of New York. "They're overcrowded and unsanitary in the best of times."

"I truly believe the jails are ticking time bombs," said David Patton, executive director of the Federal Defenders of New York. "They're overcrowded and unsanitary in the best of times."

03/17/2020
John Legend

John Legend

District attorney races are so critical to reform our justice system. I’m proud to join #VotingWhileBlack to elect progressive prosecutors like State's Attorney Kim Foxx for Cook County States Attorney. Cook County Election Day is March 17 and you can vote early from NOW until March 16: bit.ly/forkimfoxx

Now is a good time to follow suit and learn as much as you possibly can about the stock market.
03/17/2020
Ex-Felon Taught Himself the Stock Market, and Now He’s a Wall Street Wizard

Now is a good time to follow suit and learn as much as you possibly can about the stock market.

Leon Howard, a New Orleans native, had a dark past that unfortunately led him to imprisonment at the early age of 16. Behind bars, he realized it was not the life he wanted and so he decided to change his life. He studied the stock market by himself and now, he is a successful investor and entrepren...

Even One Is Too Many: The Current Sex Trafficking Crisis Among Black Women"Just like it takes a village to raise our chi...
03/09/2020
The Current Sex Trafficking Crisis Amongst Black Women Is Real

Even One Is Too Many: The Current Sex Trafficking Crisis Among Black Women

"Just like it takes a village to raise our children, it takes a village to protect our own as well."

Atlanta is a major hub for child sex trafficking. Why isn’t anyone talking about it?!

03/09/2020
Investigation Discovery

Investigation Discovery

This 17-year-old social media star vanished. See how investigators used CCTV footage to track down Alexis Murphy's killer.

All Square serves comfort food while empowering people with criminal records
03/03/2020
All Square serves comfort food while empowering people with criminal records

All Square serves comfort food while empowering people with criminal records

All Square restaurant is known for its gourmet grilled cheeses, but it’s also helping people get back on their feet. Started by a civil rights attorney, the Minneapolis-based eatery employs and educates formerly incarcerated people. NBC’s Harry Smith has this week’s Sunday Closer.

03/01/2020

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