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Anthony Bottom, who now goes by the name Jalil Muntaqim, was interviewed in New York state prison in 2018. He's going home on parole after more than four decades behind bars. Messiah Rhodes/Screenshot by NPR (YouTube) hide caption

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NY Parole Of Former Black Panther Activist Who Murdered 2 Cops Sparks Reform Debate

Anthony Bottom, 68, is at the center of a discussion over elderly inmates convicted of violent crimes in their youth. Reform advocates say after decades behind bars most should go home.

Eviction Crisis Grows Despite CDC's Moratorium

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Meaghan Maples, aka Mama Haze, was one of the standout artists in the 2020 Tiny Desk Contest. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Medicating With Music': How One Tiny Desk Contest Entrant Heals Through Song

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Anthony Bottom, who now goes by the name Jalil Muntaqim, was interviewed in New York state prison in 2018. He's going home on parole after more than four decades behind bars. Messiah Rhodes/Screenshot by NPR (YouTube) hide caption

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N.Y. Parole Of Former Black Panther Activist Who Murdered 2 Cops Sparks Reform Debate

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