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President Donald Trump granted clemency to eleven people Tuesday in what mainstream media outlets are calling a “clemency spree,” but many are ignoring the several women — including women of color — who were granted relief from long prison sentences, in pursuit of headlines tying Trump to “corruption” and “white collar crime.” Trump did, of course, grant commutations and pardons to several high-profile individuals, including former governor Rod Blagojevich, former New York police comissioner Bernard Kerick, financier Mike Milken, and pro-football Hall of Famer Edward DeBartolo, Jr. But while media focused on creating a common thread tying these commutations and…

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