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National Bail Out Day focuses on bringing black mothers home.

In May, a coalition of 25 groups across the country organized a national “Mama’s Bailout Day" to bring attention to ways in which the criminal justice system and money bail disproportionately impact black mothers. The action received national attention, with outlets from NBC to Teen Vogue providing coverage of the event.Sherri Williams, “'Mama's Bail Out Day' Brings Black Moms Home From Jail for Mother's Day,” NBC, May 13, 2017; and Araceli Cruz, “National Mama's Bail Out Day Seeks to Release Women of Color From Jails,” Teen Vogue, May 12, 2017.