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Saturday, May 7, 2016

President Obama's 2016 Mother's Day Message

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Mother's Day comes full circle this year on May 8.  That is the date, on a Sunday 100 years ago that Congress officially proclaimed the holiday.

President Obama dedicated his weekly address to mothers, giving special thanks to his mother-in-law Marion Robinson and First Lady Obama and recognized all mothers.

The president also took the opportunity to beckon Congress to make changes that affect mothers and their families, like providing paid maternity and paternity leave, sick leave, accommodations for workers who are pregnant, good health care, affordable child care, flexibility at work, equal pay, and a decent minimum wage.  

Obama said Congress can bring deeper meaning to the holiday it established to all parents by providing support for the issues that affect their roles.

The transcript of the message is provided below:

Remarks of President Barack Obama from
The White House
May 7, 2016

Hello, everybody.  In our house, everybody knows that President is only the third-most important job in the family.  So this weekend, I’m going to take a little extra time to say thank you to Michelle for the remarkable way she does the most important job: being a mom.  And I’m going to give extra thanks to my mother-in-law for the role model she’s always been to Michelle and the countless selfless ways in which she’s helped Michelle and me raise Malia and Sasha.  I am incredibly lucky to have women who help me raise, love, and look after our girls.

I hope you’ll also take a moment to say thank you to the women in your life who love you in that special way mothers do.  Biological moms, adoptive moms, and foster moms; single moms, grandmoms and godmothers; aunts and mentors – whomever you think of when you think of Mother’s Day.  Or take a moment, like I will, to remember the moms who raised us, whose big hearts sustained us, and whom we miss every day, no matter how old we get.

Giving flowers is always a good idea.  But I hope that on this Mother’s Day, we’ll recommit ourselves to doing more than that: Through deeds that match our words, let’s give mothers the respect they deserve, give all women the equality they deserve, and give all parents the support they need in their most important roles.

That includes paid maternity and paternity leave, sick leave, accommodations for workers who are pregnant, good health care, affordable child care, flexibility at work, equal pay, and a decent minimum wage.  We ask our mothers to do more than their fair share of just about everything.  Making sure they’re treated fairly is the least we can do.

The idea of setting aside a Sunday in May for our mothers became an official holiday with a Congressional resolution a little more than 100 years ago.  They did it on May 8 – the same day we’ll celebrate Mother’s Day this year.  If Congress can make a holiday, surely they can back it up with the things that give it meaning.  After all, that’s what my mother taught me.  I couldn’t just say I was going to do the right thing, or say I agreed with it on principle.  I had to actually do it.

So this Mother’s Day, say thank you.  Say, “I love you.”  And let’s make sure we show that gratitude and appreciation through acts of respect throughout the year.  No one deserves that more than our moms.

Happy Mother’s Day, and have a great weekend.
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Friday, May 6, 2016

GSN CELEBRATES MOTHER'S DAY WITH SPECIAL MOM-THEMED MARATHON OF "FAMILY FEUD," SUNDAY, MAY 8

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Santa Monica, Calif. - GSN, the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, will present a five-hour Mother's Day marathon of the iconic game show FAMILY FEUD, hosted by Steve Harvey, on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8, from 6:00-11:00pm ET.
Each of the 10 specially selected half-hour shows features questions designed to remind viewers about the woman they love the most - their mom - on her special day. Harvey elicits impromptu and often hilarious answers to questions like, "What are you glad you don't remember your mom doing for you when you were a baby?" and "Name something that your mother lets you get away with but your wife doesn't." Additional episodes also feature the Arizona Mother of the Year and The D.C. Metropolitan Mother of the Year.

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MARi to Release Energetic Debut Album on May 27th

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(NASHVILLE, Tennessee) -- Hailing from Queens, New York, powerhouse vocalist MARi is bringing a musical tapestry of texture, color and style to the Contemporary Christian Music arena with her upcoming debut album, Treasure. The album will be available on May 27th via Nashville-based Elevate Entertainment and Syntax Distribution.

An energetic hybrid of dance, pop, Latin and reggae, MARi anchors her distinctive sound in equally bold lyrics. People have fun trying to pinpoint my specific style of music, says MARi, who wrote all of the songs on the album. But first my music is a messagethat God can take all the junk of your past and shape it into something that brings Him crazy glory."

With Treasure, MARi delivers that message in a refreshing kaleidoscope of sounds. Youll find it in dance tracks such as Shine Brighter, fiery Latin tunes like Estoy Bien, pop beats such as Its a Beautiful Day, and inspiring anthems such as If My People Pray, I Believe in Jesus, and the title track, Treasure.

Influenced by genre innovators such as Lecrae, MARi admits that she tries to avoid attempts to squeeze her into a specific box, hoping instead that Treasure appeals to music lovers everywhere.

Treasure will connect with several different audiences, says MARi. You will have fun, you will dance, you will sing out loud for sure. But youre also gonna end up worshippingwhether you planned to or not.

The making of Treasure came at a time of intense personal struggle for MARi and echoes the deeper lessons she learned while traveling uncharted roads.

Every lyric comes from having to dig deeper into Gods word than ever before, she explains. I was desperate for His promises. I can tell you God healed me in places I didn't even ask Him to and in places I didn't even know were broken. I can tell you Hes faithful.

The central message of Treasure comes from the lessons MARi learned while making her debut album. Life can be hard, and people can be messy, but Jesus can take that busted equation and make it shine.

MARi is managed by Michael Smith & Associates and booked by Behind the Voice Agency.
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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Obama honors 2016 National Teacher of the Year

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A teenage mother who grew up in poverty has received The 2016 National Teacher of the Year Award from President Obama. Jahana Hayes was honored with the crystal apple at the White House on Tuesday. Hayes teaches social studies/civics at the John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, CT. The nation's leading educator is an 11-year veteran at the school and is just as dedicated outside of the classroom, heading up the theater department an other activities. She was a teenage mom who grew up in poverty ad wanted to give up, but became the first person in her family to go to college.

Obama lauded the top teacher for pursuing her education and goals despite having a challenging start.


"What’s remarkable about Jahana’s natural talent in the classroom is that when she was growing up in Waterbury, Connecticut, being a teacher was the furthest thing from her mind.  In fact, there were times where she didn’t even want to be a student. No one in Jahana’s family had gone to college.  No one at home particularly encouraged education."

Hayes echoed the president's assessment of her journey when accepting the award: "Like every teacher, I started as a student, and like many I know what it feels like to have a dream and exist in an environment where nothing is expected to thrive." Taking in the surreal moment she fought back tears adding, "I know what it feels like to struggle to find sunlight and constantly be met by concrete barriers."

Hayes' decision not to drop out of high school as she wanted to do at time is an example to all students who face challenges to never give up.  Being recognized at the White House is the ultimate reward for her dedication.
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2016 Tony Award Nominees Announced



Hamilton, the story of the rise and fall of Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, leads the 2016 Tony Award nominations with 16 nods.  


Nominations in 24 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing’s 70th Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards® were announced by Tony Award-winning actress Nikki M. James and Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells at the Tony Award Nominations ceremony sponsored by IBM.  The nominees were selected by an independent committee of 47 theatre professionals appointed by the Tony Awards Administration Committee.  The 2016 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.  (The list of nominations follows.)
Marking 70 years of excellence on Broadway, The Tony Awards will be broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre on CBS, on Sunday, June 12th, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay). James Corden will serve as host.
Legitimate theatrical productions opening in any of the 40 eligible Broadway theatres during the current season may be considered for Tony nominations.  The 2015/2016 eligibility season began April 24, 2015 and ended April 29, 2016.  The Tony Awards will be voted in 24 competitive categories by 846 members of the theatrical community. 
As previously announced, the 2016 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre will be presented to both Sheldon Harnick and Marshall W. Mason.  The 2016 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre will be presented to attorney Seth Gelblum, vocal coach Joan Lader and costumer Sally Ann Parsons.   The Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award will be presented to Tony Award-winning actor Brian Stokes Mitchell.   This year, the Special Tony Award will be presented to both Miles Wilkin and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Each year, the Tony Awards Administration Committee presents a Tony Award to a regional theatre on the recommendation of the American Theatre Critics Association. The 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award will be presented to the Paper Mill Playhouse, in Millburn, New Jersey.

The full list of nominees are:


Best Play
Eclipsed
Author: Danai Gurira 
Producers: Stephen C. Byrd, Alia Jones-Harvey, Paula Marie Black, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Alani Lala Anthony, Michael Magers, Kenny Ozoude, Willette Klausner, Davelle, Dominion Pictures, Emanon Productions, FG Productions, The Forstalls, MA Theatricals, The Public Theater, Oskar Eustis, Patrick Willingham
The Father
Author: Florian Zeller 
Producers: Manhattan Theatre Club, Lynne Meadow, Barry Grove
The Humans
Author: Stephen Karam Producers: Scott Rudin, Barry Diller, Roundabout Theatre Company, Fox Theatricals, James L. Nederlander, Terry Allen Kramer, Roy Furman, Daryl Roth, Jon B. Platt, Eli Bush, Broadway Across America, Jack Lane, Barbara Whitman, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Scott M. Delman, Sonia Friedman, Amanda Lipitz, Peter May, Stephanie P. McClelland, Lauren Stein, The Shubert Organization, Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, John Johnson, Roundabout Theatre Company, Todd Haimes, Harold Wolpert, Julia C. Levy, Sydney Beers
King Charles III
Author: Mike Bartlett 
Producers: Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman Productions, Almeida Theatre, Robert G. Bartner, Norman Tulchin, Lee Dean & Charles Diamond, Scott M. Delman, Ruth Hendel, Stephanie P. McClelland, Jon B. Platt, Scott Rudin, Richard Winkler, Zeilinger Productions, The Shubert Organization

Best Musical
Bright Star
Producers: Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, John Johnson, Zebulon LLC, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Len Blavatnik, James L. Nederlander, Carson & Joseph Gleberman, Balboa Park Productions, The Shubert Organization, Jamie deRoy/Catherine Adler/Cricket Jiranek, Rodger Hess, A.C. Orange International, Broadway Across America, Sally Jacobs & Warren Baker, Diana DiMenna, Exeter Capital, Agnes Gund, True Love Productions, The Old Globe
Hamilton
Producers: Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman, The Public Theater
School of Rock-The Musical
Producers: Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Really Useful Group, Warner Music Group & Access Industries, The Shubert Organization, The Nederlander Organization
Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Producers: Scott Rudin, Roy Furman, Columbia Live Stage, Center Theatre Group, Roger Berlind, William Berlind, Broadway Across America, Heni Koenigsberg, The Araca Group, Peter May, Jon B. Platt, Daryl Roth, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Scott M. Delman, Sonia Friedman, Ruth Hendel, Independent Presenters Network, Tulchin Bartner Productions, Spring Sirkin, Eli Bush, Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, John Johnson, Color Mad Productions, Len Blavatnik
Waitress
Producers: Barry and Fran Weissler, Norton and Elayne Herrick, David I. Berley, Independent Presenters Network, A.C. Orange International, Peter May, Michael Roiff, Ken Schur, Marisa Sechrest, Jam Theatricals, 42nd.club/Square 1 Theatrics, Benjamin Simpson & Joseph Longthorne/Shira Friedman, The American Repertory Theater

Best Revival of a Play
Arthur Miller's The Crucible
Producers: Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Roger Berlind, William Berlind, Len Blavatnik, Roy Furman, Peter May, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Scott M. Delman, Heni Koenigsberg, Daryl Roth, Jane Bergère, Sonia Friedman Productions, Ruth Hendel, JFL Theatricals, Stacey Mindich, Jon B. Platt, Megan Savage, Spring Sirkin, Tulchin Bartner Productions, Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, John Johnson
Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge
Producers: Scott Rudin, Lincoln Center Theater, Eli Bush, Robert G. Bartner, Roger Berlind, William Berlind, Roy Furman, Peter May, Amanda Lipitz, Stephanie P. McClelland, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Scott M. Delman, Sonia Friedman, John Gore, Ruth Hendel, JFL Theatricals, Heni Koenigsberg, Jon B. Platt, Daryl Roth, Spring Sirkin, Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, John Johnson, The Young Vic
Blackbird
Producers: Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Roger Berlind, William Berlind, Scott M. Delman, Peter May, Jon B. Platt, Len Blavatnik, Tulchin Bartner Productions, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Heni Koenigsberg, Stacey Mindich, Wendy Federman, Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, John Johnson
Long Day's Journey Into Night
Producers: Roundabout Theatre Company, Todd Haimes, Harold Wolpert, Julia C. Levy, Sydney Beers, Ryan Murphy
Noises Off
Producers: Roundabout Theatre Company, Todd Haimes, Harold Wolpert, Julia C. Levy, Sydney Beers

Best Revival of a Musical
The Color Purple
Producers: Scott Sanders Productions, Roy Furman, Oprah Winfrey, David Babani, Tom Siracusa, Caiola Productions, James Fantaci, Ted Liebowitz, Stephanie P. McClelland, James L. Nederlander, Darren Bagert, Candy Spelling, Adam Zotovich, Eric Falkenstein/Morris Berchard, Just for Laughs Theatricals/Tanya Link Productions, Adam S. Gordon, Jam Theatricals, Kelsey Grammer, Independent Presenters Network, Carol Fineman, Sandy Block, Menier Chocolate Factory Productions
Fiddler on the Roof
Producers: Jeffrey Richards, Jam Theatricals, Louise Gund, Jerry Frankel, Broadway Across America, Rebecca Gold, Stephanie P. McClelland, Barbara Freitag & Company/Catherine Schreiber & Company, Greenleaf Productions, Orin Wolf, Patty Baker, Caiola Productions, The Nederlander Organization, Gabrielle Palitz, Kit Seidel, TenTex Partners, Edward M. Kaufmann, Soffer/Namoff Entertainment, Healy Theatricals, Clear Channel Spectacolor, Jessica Genick, Will Trice
She Loves Me
Producers: Roundabout Theatre Company, Todd Haimes, Harold Wolpert, Julia C. Levy, Sydney Beers
Spring Awakening
Producers: Ken Davenport, Cody Lassen, Hunter Arnold, David J. Kurs, Deaf West Theatre, Carl Daikeler, Sandi Moran, Chockstone Pictures, Caiola Productions, Marguerite Hoffman, H. Richard Hopper, Learytodd Productions, Markoltop Productions, R&D Theatricals, Brian Cromwell Smith, Invisible Wall Productions, Monica Horan Rosenthal

Best Book of a Musical
Bright Star
Steve Martin
Hamilton
Lin-Manuel Miranda
School of Rock-The Musical
Julian Fellowes
Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
George C. Wolfe

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Bright Star
Music: Steve Martin and Edie Brickell 
Lyrics: Edie Brickell
Hamilton
Music & Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda
School of Rock-The Musical
Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber 
Lyrics: Glenn Slater
Waitress
Music & Lyrics: Sara Bareilles

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Gabriel Byrne, Long Day's Journey Into Night 
Jeff Daniels, Blackbird 
Frank Langella, The Father 
Tim Pigott-Smith, King Charles III 
Mark Strong, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Jessica Lange, Long Day's Journey Into Night 
Laurie Metcalf, Misery 
Lupita Nyong'o, Eclipsed 
Sophie Okonedo, Arthur Miller's The Crucible 
Michelle Williams, Blackbird

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Alex Brightman, School of Rock-The Musical 
Danny Burstein, Fiddler on the Roof 
Zachary Levi, She Loves Me 
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton 
Leslie Odom, Jr., Hamilton

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Laura Benanti, She Loves Me 
Carmen Cusack, Bright Star 
Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple 
Jessie Mueller, Waitress 
Phillipa Soo, Hamilton

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Reed Birney, The Humans 
Bill Camp, Arthur Miller's The Crucible 
David Furr, Noises Off 
Richard Goulding, King Charles III 
Michael Shannon, Long Day's Journey Into Night

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Pascale Armand, Eclipsed 
Megan Hilty, Noises Off 
Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans 
Andrea Martin, Noises Off 
Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Daveed Diggs, Hamilton 
Brandon Victor Dixon, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed 
Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress 
Jonathan Groff, Hamilton 
Christopher Jackson, Hamilton

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple 
Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton 
Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me 
Jennifer Simard, Disaster! 
Adrienne Warren, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Beowulf Boritt, Thérèse Raquin 
Christopher Oram, Hughie 
Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge 
David Zinn, The Humans

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Es Devlin & Finn Ross, American Psycho 
David Korins, Hamilton 
Santo Loquasto, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed 
David Rockwell, She Loves Me

Best Costume Design of a Play

Jane Greenwood, Long Day's Journey Into Night 
Michael Krass, Noises Off 
Clint Ramos, Eclipsed 
Tom Scutt, King Charles III

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gregg Barnes, Tuck Everlasting 
Jeff Mahshie, She Loves Me 
Ann Roth, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed 
Paul Tazewell, Hamilton

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Natasha Katz, Long Day's Journey Into Night 
Justin Townsend, The Humans 
Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller's The Crucible
Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Howell Binkley, Hamilton 
Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed 
Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening 
Justin Townsend, American Psycho
Best Direction of a Play
Rupert Goold, King Charles III 
Jonathan Kent, Long Day's Journey Into Night 
Joe Mantello, The Humans 
Liesl Tommy, Eclipsed 
Ivo Van Hove, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge
Best Direction of a Musical
Michael Arden, Spring Awakening 
John Doyle, The Color Purple 
Scott Ellis, She Loves Me 
Thomas Kail, Hamilton 
George C. Wolfe, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Best Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton 
Savion Glover, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed 
Hofesh Shechter, Fiddler on the Roof 
Randy Skinner, Dames at Sea 
Sergio Trujillo, On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan

Best Orchestrations

August Eriksmoen, Bright Star 
Larry Hochman, She Loves Me 
Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton 
Daryl Waters, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories
Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Sheldon Harnick
Marshall W. Mason
Special Tony Award
National Endowment for the Arts
Miles Wilkin
Regional Theatre Tony Award
Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn, NJ
Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
Seth Gelblum
Joan Lader
Sally Ann Parsons

Tony Nominations by Production
Hamilton - 16
Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed - 10
She Loves Me - 8
Long Day's Journey Into Night - 7
Eclipsed - 6
The Humans - 6
Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge - 5
Bright Star - 5
King Charles III - 5
Noises Off - 5
Arthur Miller's The Crucible - 4
The Color Purple - 4
School of Rock - The Musical - 4
Waitress - 4
Blackbird - 3
Fiddler on the Roof - 3
Spring Awakening - 3
American Psycho - 2
The Father - 2
Dames at Sea - 1
Disaster! - 1
Hughie - 1
Misery - 1
On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan - 1
Thérèse Raquin - 1
Tuck Everlasting - 1
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TV One show moms love with special Mother's Day programming

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TV ONE HONORS MEMORABLE MOMS
WITH "LOVE MY MOMMA MONTH OF MAY"
 
Network Celebrates "Mother's Day" and Represents Real Moms

All Month Long with Special Programming
 On-Air & Online
 
SILVER SPRING, MD - May 5, 2016 -TV One is celebrating mothers all month long with "Love My Momma Month of May," a specially themed programming slate devoted to Represent Real Moms who are the heart and soul of life itself. Every Sunday in May, the network is honoring Moms everywhere with humorous, inspirational and thought-provoking stories ranging from classic series featuring favorite "TV Mom Moments," such as Everybody Hates Chris and The Parkers to faith-based original films For the Love of Ruth (Sunday, May 8, 5 p.m. & 11 p.m. ET) and the premiere of its latest original movie,Chasing Waterfalls (Premiere: Sunday, May 8, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. ET)
 
"Mothers defy expectations every day," said Brad Siegel, TV One's President. "As a small token of our appreciation and gratitude, we are highlighting our favorite motherhood moments through our on-air programming and promotion, as well as our social and digital media conversation. Our goal is to encourage, inspire and celebrate Moms all month long."
 
TV One is also airing "Love My Momma" and Represent Real Moms interstitials and spots throughout May featuring notable network talent - Laura Govan (The Next: 15)Countess Vaughn(Hollywood Divas)Lisa Wu (Hollywood Divas)Golden Brooks(Hollywood Divas) and Paula Jai Parker (Hollywood Divas) andMalika Haqq (Hollywood Divas) - sharing their Mother's Day well wishes and providing advice, inspiration and teachable moments. Extended versions will also run across TV One's companion website (www.tvone.tv) and social media platforms. "Love My Momma"examples are available: Spot and Interstitial.

As a companion to its on-air efforts, TV One is also dedicating its social and digital platforms to Moms throughout the month with a#RepresentRealMoms campaign, which includes a weekly social media photo contest, a #GrowingUpWithABlackMom conversation, and a "Celebrate The Best Black Moms on Television" online package.
 
Each week in May, fans are encouraged to post a photo with their Mom and tag TV One's Twitter or Instagram (@tvonetv) using #RepresentRealMoms and share why she means so much to them and should be the "Represent Real Mom of the Week."  Hollywood Divas' Lisa Wu (@1lisawu)is serving as the network's celebrity judge and will select one winner, who will receive a $100 gift card each week. More information is available online.
 
Also playing on #GrowingUpBlackTV One is introducing#GrowingUpWithABlackMom to celebrate the long legacy of funny Black Mom Moments, which will appear online with editorials, videos, and memes.
 
TV One's "Celebrate The Best Black Moms on Television" online package will explore TV's best black moms. From A Different Worldto Living Single to The Cosby Show and more, TVOne.TV is revisiting the iconic "TV Mom Moments" that remind folks of their very own mothers, which includes a "Best Black TV Mom" Bracket Challenge. In addition, full episodes of Lisa RayeThe Real McCoy, a docu-series following the life of actress and single mom, LisaRaye McCoy, will also be available online.  

An overview of TV One's "Love My Momma Month of May" special programming:

Sunday, May 8: Mother's Day Movie Marathon, 11 a.m. - 1 a.m. ET

This Mother's Day, May 8, TV One's four-movie marathon illuminates the strength, faith and loyalty of mothers throughout the centuries. Headlining the night is TV One's latest original movie,Chasing Waterfalls, premiering at 7 p.m. ET.
 
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET: God's Compass
A heartwarming drama about a retired high school principal who learns some unexpected lessons about blessings and the meaning of family starring Karen Abercombie (War Room), T.C. Stallings (War Room), Jazelle Foster (Ballin in the Fall of America: When Everything Else Fails) and Joey Ibanez (Shadowverse).
 
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET: Hear No Evil 
TV One original film and spiritual thriller by Russ Parr examining the complicated repercussions of a miracle occurring in a typical family and featuring Jill Marie Jones (Girlfriends), Jahnee Wallace (Sleepy Hollow), Richard T Jones (Why Did I Get Married?), Jackie Long (ATL), and Gregory Alan Williams (Remember the Titans).
 
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. ET: White Water
A charming, humorous story of a young boy and his single mother in segregated 1963 Alabama. Sharon Leal (Why Did I Get Married?), Larenz Tate (Menace II Society, Ray), Amir O'Neil and Amari O'Neil star.
 
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. ET: For The Love of Ruth
The highly acclaimed retelling of love, selflessness and loyalty embodied by the Biblical matriarch stars Denise Boutee (Why Did I Get Married?), Loretta Devine (For Colored Girls, Grey's Anatomy), Gary Dourdan (CSI), and James Pickens Jr. (Grey's Anatomy). An encore also airs at 11 p.m. ET.
 
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET: Chasing Waterfalls Premiere
On the heels of the success of To Hell and Back and For the Love of Ruth, TV One tells another powerful biblical story.  Inspired by the story of David, Chasing Waterfalls navigates the treacherous, cutthroat waters of the fashion industry (a-la Devil Wears Prada) while gently teaching us about obedience, faithfulness and God¹s grace. It follows the rise and fall of Olivia, a God-fearing woman, who hides behind her faith and is ultimately, brought down by her greed and quest for power. The film stars Jasmine Guy (Vampire Diaries), Drew Sidora (Crazy, Sexy, CoolThe TLC Story) Tim Reid (Sister-Sister), Redaric Williams (The Young and the Restless), Joyful Drake (Let's Stay Together), Kisa Williams, and Kelly Price (Recording Artist, R&B Divas). An encore airs immediately following the premiere at 9 p.m. ET.
 
Sunday, May 15: Everybody Hates Chris & The Parkers, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET 
 
Everybody Hates Chris and The Parkers will feature two favorite TV moms with four back-to-back episodes each. In Everybody Hates Chris, executive producer Chris Rock narrates a fictionalized version of his upbringing, with hilarious situations such as when the young Chris buys knock-off perfume as a Mother's Day gift for the intimidating Rochelle. In The Parkers, the mother-daughter dynamic is explored to comedic effect when The Parkers take in friends who were evicted during their Mother's Day party.
 
Sunday, May 22:  My Momma Throws Down, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET

Enjoy Sunday dinners at Mom's house virtually with My Momma Throws Down, featuring four back-to-back episodes of the hilarious reality cooking competition. The series lets two mothers earn bragging rights against each other in a display of delicious family cooking and smack talk, judged in part by blindfolded members of their own families.
 
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President Obama Grants Commutations of prison sentences to 58 more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On May 5, 2016, President Barack Obama granted commutation of sentence to 58 individuals.

The President commuted the sentences of the following 58 individuals:

·         Jasmine Allen – Bunnell, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; manage or control a residence for the purpose of unlawfully manufacturing, storing and distributing a controlled substance; distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 5, 2008); amended to 188 months' imprisonment (February 29, 2016)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Timothy Antjuan Augustus – Hampton, VA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute cocaine base and cocaine; Eastern District of Virginia
Sentence: 210 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 1, 2007)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Shannon Lee Blake – Phoenix, AZ
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute methamphetamine; possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; District of Wyoming
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (July 2, 2007)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2018.

·         Steven Bernard Boyd – Augusta, GA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and to possess cocaine and cocaine base with intent to distribute; distribution of cocaine hydrochloride (three counts); possession of cocaine and cocaine base with intent to distribute; Southern District of Georgia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 29, 1998)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Donald Brooks – West Point, GA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute at least five kilograms of cocaine and at least 50 grams of cocaine base; Northern District of Georgia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 18, 2002)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Eddie Brown – Washington, DC
Offense: Unlawful possession with intent to distribute 50 grams of cocaine base; District of Columbia
Sentence: Life imprisonment;  (September 20, 1990)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2017.

·         Charles C. Brown – Providence, RI
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine base, aiding and abetting; possession with intent to distribute more than five grams of cocaine base; District of Rhode Island
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (May 20, 2004)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Aundra Coats – Cleveland, OH
Offense: Distribution of cocaine base; Northern District of Ohio
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 21, 2005)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Jacob George Colbert – Richmond, CA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of cocaine base; District of Minnesota
Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (December 8, 2005)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2018.

·         Dwayne Berman Cooper – Miami, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to manufacture cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; possession of cocaine with intent to manufacture cocaine base; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 27, 1996)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Marion Clarence Cooper – Miami, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance and aiding and abetting; District of South Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 12, 1996)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Vernon Copeland – Smyrna, GA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine; laundering of monetary instruments (three counts); Northern District of Georgia
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 19, 1992)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Wade Cutchen – Newport News, VA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute heroin and cocaine; possession with intent to distribute heroin; Eastern District of Virginia
Sentence: 324 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (September 15, 2000); amended to 262 months' imprisonment (May 19, 2015)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on February 2, 2017.

·         Roberto Antonio Davila – San Antonio, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana; distribution of marijuana and aiding and abetting said offense; Western District of Texas
Sentence: Life imprisonment; three years' supervised release (February 28, 1995)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Efrem Rahoman Douglas – Knoxville, TN
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Eastern District of Tennessee
Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 19, 2005)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Thomas Farmer – Cincinnati, OH
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Eastern District of Kentucky
Sentence: Life imprisonment;  (December 7, 1995)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2017.

·         Roy Geer – Tavanier, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to import cocaine; attempt to import cocaine; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; attempt to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; Southern District of Florida
Sentence: 252 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release, $8,500 fine (May 24, 2004)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Christopher Gulley – Pensacola, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; Northern District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 12, 1996)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Jamal Hanson – Temple Hills, MD
Offense:         1. Distribution of 50 grams or more of cocaine base; District of Columbia
2. Possession of contraband in federal prison; District of New Jersey
Sentence:        1. 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (August 2, 2002)
                        2. Eight months’ imprisonment (July 16, 2004)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Antonio Nicholas Hill – Taylors, SC
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; District of South Carolina
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 15, 2006)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Carla Yvette Holte – Largo, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; distribution of five grams or more of cocaine base (two counts); possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (November 2, 2001)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2018.

·         Corey D. Howard – Indianapolis, IN
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute in excess of five kilograms of cocaine (mixture); Southern District of Indiana
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $2,000 fine (February 9, 2005)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         George Howard Jones – Raleigh, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute cocaine base and cocaine; Eastern District of North Carolina
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 22, 1996)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Joseph John Jones – Tarpon Springs, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of a mixture containing cocaine and 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 6, 2007)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Twaine Jones – Washington Park, IL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine hydrochloride; possession with intent to distribute marijuana; Southern District of Illinois
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release, $5,000 fine (November 6, 2000); amended to 324 months' imprisonment (October 29, 2008)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Abbas Rauf Kareem – Daytona Beach, FL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 12, 2008)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2018.

·         Kenneth W. Kemp – Guttenberg, NJ
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (three counts); did cause interstate travel in aid of racketeering (two counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine; distribution of cocaine; Eastern District of Virginia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (April 11, 1994)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Tomma Jean Kent – Des Moines, IA
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; Southern District of Iowa
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 21, 2007)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2018.

·         Rick Lee Lamere – Bellingham, WA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess methamphetamine with intent to distribute; District of Montana
Sentence: 460 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (January 13, 2005); amended to 320 months' imprisonment, 10 years' supervised release (January 11, 2007)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2018.

·         Ohara Linear Laws – Houston, TX
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Southern District of Texas
Sentence: 282 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 19, 2003); amended to 240 months' imprisonment (May 8, 2008)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Larry Lewis – Pensacola, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Northern District of Florida
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $1,000 fine (October 20, 1999); amended to 324 months’ imprisonment  (June 18, 2006); amended to 262 months' imprisonment (July 2, 2015)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2017.  

·         Trevis Love – Harriman, TN
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possession with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; Eastern District of Tennessee
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 27, 2005)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Leonard Mason – Claymont, DE
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release; $2,500 fine (February 2, 2011)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Christopher Dale Masters – Broken Bow, OK
Offense: Maintaining a place for purpose of manufacturing, distributing, and using methamphetamine; Eastern District of Oklahoma
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release (March 10, 2005); amended to 235 months' imprisonment (February 29, 2016)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Stanford Mathis – Valdosta, GA
Offense: Distribution of more than 50 grams of cocaine base; Middle District of Georgia
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 18, 2003)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Maurice Matthews – Katy, TX
Offense: Distribution of 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Eastern District of Louisiana
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 29, 2009)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Michael Tyree Mays – North Las Vegas, NV
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine; Central District of California
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; eight years' supervised release (May 13, 1999)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2018.

·         Javier Mendoza – Pharr, TX
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine; possession with intent to distribute 1,264 kilograms of cocaine; Southern District of Texas
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (August 25, 1998)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2018.

·         Jerome Lee Menefee – Montgomery, AL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Central District of California
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 24, 2005)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Michelle Miles – Brooklyn, NY
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin and cocaine base; distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; Eastern District of New York
Sentence: 360 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (March 24, 2000)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Troy Lamar Morton – Iron Station, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana; Western District of North Carolina
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 18, 2003)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2018.

·         Cintheia Denise Parra – Memphis, TN
Offense: Possess with intent to distribute in excess of 500 grams of methamphetamine; Northern District of Mississippi
Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (September 21, 2006); amended to 188 months' imprisonment (March 18, 2015)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Gerardo Gilberto Rivera – Brownsville, TX
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 11.02 kilograms of methamphetamine; Southern District of Texas
Sentence: 235 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (June 8, 2005)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Jessie Lee Robinson – Jefferson City, MO
Offense: Distribution of cocaine base (two counts); possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Western District of Missouri
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (November 15, 2005)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on May 5, 2018.

·         Alberto A. Rosales, Sr. – Miami, FL
Offense: Continuing criminal enterprise; importation of marijuana; attempted importation of marijuana; possession with intent to distribute heroin (three counts); Southern District of Florida
Sentence: 85 years' imprisonment; three years' special parole (March 29, 1989); amended to 70 years' imprisonment (October 28, 1992)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Artrez Nyroby Seymour – Chicago Heights, IL
Offense: Narcotics conspiracy; Northern District of Illinois
Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (September 21, 2005); amended to 240 months' imprisonment (March 3, 2016)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Larry Simmons – Savannah, GA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute more than 50 grams of crack cocaine; distribution of more than 5 grams of crack cocaine (two counts); Southern District of Georgia
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (April 21, 2003)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Lavelle Span – Milwaukee, WI
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute cocaine base; distribution of cocaine base (two counts); Western District of Wisconson
Sentence: 372 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (May 26, 1999)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Jerome Clarence Sumral – Los Angeles, CA
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine; District of Hawaii
Sentence: 20 years' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (June 20, 2005)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Golden Sutton – Henderson, KY
Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture, possess with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of cocaine base; possession of cocaine with intent to distribute; Southern District of Indiana
Sentence: 300 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 28, 2002)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         John Herbert Talley – Chattanooga, TN
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and distribute cocaine base; use of a communications facility to wit: the telephone, to facilitate the commission a felony (two counts); Eastern District of Tennessee
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 4, 1995)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Derrick Terry – Chicago, IL
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute cocaine base; Northern District of Illinois
Sentence: 262 months' imprisonment; five years' supervised release (January 29, 2003)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         David Anthony Trotter – Pensacola, FL
Offense: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base; Northern District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (October 15, 1993)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Jedrek W. Underwood – Houston, TX
Offense: Possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base and aiding and abetting; conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base; Southern District of Texas
Sentence: 240 months' imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (March 8, 2004)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Chela H. Urbina – Boynton Beach, FL
Offense:         1. Conspiracy to import cocaine; importation of cocaine; possession with intent to distribute cocaine; possession with intent to distribute a mixture containing cocaine (Southern District of Florida)
                        2. Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute narcotics (Southern District of New York)
Sentence:        1. 360 months’ imprisonment; five years’ supervised release (November 14, 1995)
                        2. 27 months’ imprisonment (concurrent); three years’ supervised release (May 1, 1997)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Fulton Leroy Washington – Compton, CA
Offense: Conspiracy to manufacture phencyclidine; possession of piperidinocyclohexane-carbonitrile with intent to manufacture PCP; attempt to manufacture PCP; Central District of California
Sentence: Life imprisonment; five years' supervised release (October 10, 1997)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Bill Westcott – Candler, NC
Offense: Conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine; Middle District of Florida
Sentence: Life imprisonment; 10 years' supervised release (December 19, 1991)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

·         Wayland Thomas Wilson – Dallas, TX
Offense: Conspiracy; use of a communication facility (three counts); money laundering and aiding and abetting; Northern District of Texas
Sentence: 444 months' imprisonment; three years' supervised release; $25,000 fine (November 12, 1993)
Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016.

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