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Joe Parham Stands Up

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"I used to be a licensed psychologist," he says. "And the System took away my license. And one of the problems now is that because I don't have my license, I am not able to deal with brothers in the System. I used to go to the jails to help the brothers, I used to go everywhere."

"The Man took that away from you, huh," Jevon says, staring at his hands. Then he looks up at his friend.

"You don't need that license, man," he says.
"You don't need that.

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