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Marissa Alexander Agrees to Plea Deal
The four-year-old criminal case against the Florida woman will conclude with a jail sentence and tw...


Marissa Alexander Back in Court, New Trial Postponed to December
A retrial has been pushed to Dec. 1 for Marissa Alexander, a Florida woman convicted and sentenced ...


No Bail for Woman Who Fired Warning Shot at Husband
A Florida judge Wednesday chose not to rule on whether Marissa Alexander, a Florida woman who was s...


Woman Sentenced to 20 Years for Firing Warning Shot Gets a New Trial
A Florida appeals court ordered a new trial for Marissa Alexander after she was convicted of firing...


“Stand Your Ground” Causes Controversy Again in Florida Courtroom
Marissa Alexander nearly lost her life in a domestic fight with her husband and, after shooting a s...


Retrial Denied for Florida Woman’s “Stand Your Ground” Claim
Marissa Alexander, who claims she lawfully “stood her ground” when she fired a warning shot at her ...


The Freedom Side: Young Activists Organize for Change
A new generation of civil rights leaders is emerging....


Commentary: Healing in the Wake of the Verdict
Coping with the outcome of the George Zimmerman trial....


Commentary: Is Our Preoccupation With Race Why We Have Hypertension?
Is our preoccupation with race why we have hypertension? No. Racism stalks us, not the other way ar...