Marissa Alexander

We have all gotten to know Marissa Alexander as a Black mother of two from Florida who fired a warning shot at her abusive husband…

On Friday, Circuit Judge James H. Daniel denied Marissa Alexander’s request for a new Stand Your Ground hearing to seek immunity from prosecution under the law for…

  In this edition of 3 Things You Should Know,  Jeff Johnson lets us know instead of Florida removing the “Stand Your Ground” law, they are trying to expand it. Listen to the audio player to hear what the expanded law includes. Plus, hear how this could work in the favor of Marissa Alexander, but end up hurting more […]

Despite having been granted a new trial in September, Marissa Alexander will have to wait until the New Year  to find out if she will be…

Marissa Alexander , The Florida women  was sentenced to 20 years in prison after discharging a gun into the ceiling of her Florida home, as a…

The same “Stand Your Ground Law” that’s been said to be George Zimmerman’s–Trayvon Martin’s killer–saving grace from conviction doesn’t quite hold up for Marissa Alexander.…