Marissa Alexander

Standing Her Ground: the Campaign to Free Marissa Alexander

The law states that I was justified in standing my ground and meeting force with force up to including deadly force, but political views and concerns states otherwise in the 4th circuit court. So my last questions and valid concerns … Continued

Movements for Racial Justice Enter New Phase in Florida, Chicago, and California

Yesterday, a 31 day sit-in at the Florida state capitol ended, and the student-led campaign announced its next steps. Starting four days after George Zimmerman’s acquittal, the Dream Defenders occupied the Tallahassee government building to demand a special legislative session … Continued

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Support the #Walk4Dignity from Jacksonville to Sanford

The Southern Movement Alliance Freedom Summer is in full swing! The Walk for Dignity (#walk4dignity) departed Jacksonville on Monday and is due to arrive in Sanford, Florida today. Once they arrive, 40 walkers from nine Southern states will hold community … Continued