Kemba Smith

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Millions of people nationwide watched, as Kemba Smith's arrest and imprisonment played out in the headlines. 

Back in the 1990's Kemba was given 25 years in prison, a sentence many found extreme, since she was just a first-time non-violent offender. 

She tells her story, including about the abuse that led up to being put behind bars in her book "Poster Child: The Kemba Smith Story”.

She's in Memphis to speak at the YWCA Luncheon.


  • YWCA Luncheon
  • Featuring Kemba Smith
  • Today     11:30 a.m.
  • Hilton Memphis
  • 939 Ridge Lake Blvd.
  • (901) 320-6002






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