Monday, June 17, 2013

God Forgives Black Women: Paula Cooper once sentenced to death is free from prison after 28 years | Souls of Black Women

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When Paula Cooper was just 10 years old, she and two other girls allegedly entered the home of an elderly woman, pretending to be interested in Bible study. Instead they murdered Ruth Pelke who was 78 years old. It's very sad, these young black girls were up to no good back in the mid 80's, but Paula Cooper's testimony shows God forgives black women. She once was on death row and now free from prison, after 28 years.


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According to Mail Online, Cooper, now age 43, is being released because the Indiana Supreme Court commuted her sentence to 60 years in prison in 1988. In prison, she received a bachelor's degree a went on to train companion dogs for the disabled and serve as a counselor to other inmates at Rockville Correctional Facility - Indiana's largest women's prison.
Often times, in our American society, black women are not forgiven by the majority, even our own kind. However, Pelke's grandson forgave Cooper, after she committed the crime, according to Mail Online. This shows God can deal with the heart of those who closest to the victim to make the murderer a better person. The love of Jesus Christ had to be working through Bill Pelke to help Paula Cooper become the woman...


God Forgives Black Women: Paula Cooper once sentenced to death is free from prison after 28 years | Souls of Black Women, 2nd Edition

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