OUR COMMON GROUND COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
January 11, 2011
Contact: Janice Graham
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OUR COMMON GROUND WITH JANICE GRAHAM HOSTS THE SCOTT SISTERS IN LIVE INTERVIEW,
SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 2011, 10:00 P.M.
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/OCG,: Janice Peak-Graham, Executive Producer of Our
Common Ground Communications, producers of OUR COMMON GROUND with Janice Graham
announced that the beloved Jamie and Gladys Scott will make a guest appearance on
her online radio program, “Our Common Ground” on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 10:00
P.M. Live broadcast from http://www.blogtalkradio.com/OCG
Jamie and Gladys Scott, two sisters were wrongfully arrested, tried and convicted
for a non-violent robbery involving $11. Under a doubtful judicial process, where no
one was hurt, witnesses coerced into testimony, these sisters were sentenced to
two-lifetime terms EACH in prison.
The women served 16 years of that sentence and were released on December 30, 2011
through an indefinite suspension of the sentence ordered by Governor Haley Barbour.
They are currently residing in Pensacola, FL with their Mother, children and family.
After 16 years of incarceration for a crime that they did not commit, the Scott
Sisters have been released to their family with whom they will now work to rebuild
their wrongly disrupted lives.
“Our Common Ground” Host, Janice Graham said on Tuesday that she was “ so pleased to
have Jamie and Gladys visit with us to celebrate their homecoming. Especially as a
radio activist who worked aggressively to engage the community to protest this
injustice and help to get these Sisters released.”
When asked about her plans and approach for the interview, Peak Graham explained, “
this a community celebration, an opportunity for people who were their voices on the
outside, sent email, letters and make calls to welcome them home and hear some of
their story in their own voice. We will do a more serious interview, addressing the
grave issues of their status at a later date. “ Ms. Graham is a founding leader of
Gray-Haired Witnesses for Justice which first took the protest of the sentencing of
these sisters to the U. S. Department of Justice and White House officials in
Washington, DC in June of 2010.
Expect this first grassroots interview with Gladys and Jamie Scott to be relaxed,
informative, loving and an unusual chance to hear these Sisters’ thoughts as they
begin the process of moving forward to be the “voice” of their Sisters left behind
prison walls and to reunite with their loving family.
Janice Graham is a hard-nose and innovative, well-informed broadcaster and activist.
She is a founding member of The Gray-Haired Witnesses, a group of long-term
activists who held a day of fast at the Department of Justice on behalf of the Scott
Sisters. She has produced and hosted OUR COMMON GROUND began broadcasting of
“alternative, activist, empowerment” talk radio since 1989. OUR COMMON GROUND has
been heard on terrestrial radio in South Florida and many stations in the Boston
market. The program broadcasts g through BlogTalk radio, an internet based
broadcast facility and is heard world-wide.
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