* Jason Nevel at the SJ-R…
Marcella Kincaid has lost count of all the times she’s been told by potential employers, “We really want to hire you, but …”
She knows what’s coming next without listening.
The fact that she’s owned a small business, earned her master’s degree, volunteered in her church and community, received various certifications, held steady employment and stayed out of trouble doesn’t matter.
In 1991, she was convicted of selling cocaine, a felony. Interview over. […]
That could soon be easier for Kincaid, 48, of Springfield. Kincaid was one of five people Gov. Bruce Rauner granted clemency earlier this month.
Clemency allows a person to go to court to seek expungement of his or her criminal record.
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