Just days ago Kim Kardashian West shared the news that she helped a family reunite with their loved one who was locked up in prison. A man who she only identified as “Jeffrey in Miami” (later named as Jeffrey Stringer) was released after serving over two decades. “We did it again!,” Kim tweeted. “Had the best call w/this lovely family & my attorney @msbkb who just won release for their loved one Jeffrey in Miami – he served 22 years of life sentence for low level drug case. He served too much time but it gives me so much joy to fund this life saving work.”
The aspiring lawyer has been involved in aiding in the releases of a number of cases including Alice Marie Johnson in Alabama, Cyntonia Brown in Tennessee, and Matthew Charles who Kim helped find housing, but TMZ reports that Kim has been at this for quite some time. According to their report, the reality star has helped at least 17 inmates gain their freedom in the last 90 days. They were all serving life without parole sentences for low-level drug offenses.
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The releases are reportedly a part of the “90 Days of Freedom” campaign that was launched by Brittany K. Barnett, Kim’s lawyer, in partnership with lawyer MiAngel Cody of The Decarceration Collective. Kim apparently has been funding the campaign while Barnett and Cody handle the legal side of things, but we’d bet that as she’s studying for the Bar, Kim is getting more involved than just writing checks.
TMZ reports that Kim has helped the following: Jamelle Carraway served 11 of a life sentence for possession of cocaine; Eric Balcom served 16 years of a life sentence for a drug charge; and Terrence Byrd who spent 25 years in prison, half of his life, over a drug charge.