No "Stand your ground" for Florida mom: Marissa Alexander, a 31-year-old mother of three, is facing a mandatory 20 years behind bars for killing her abusive ex-husband, CNN reports. She had pinned her hopes for freedom on a motion for a new trial; that motion was denied Thursday in a Florida courtroom.
Jay-Z scholarship foundation taking apps: It's actually called the Shawn Carter Foundation, and it's accepting applications through May 15.
We don’t understand how the state allows criminals like George Zimmerman and Casey Anthony to run around free while putting a woman who hasn’t killed or even injured anyone behind bars for 20 years. Marissa Alexander, the 31-year-ol... Read Post
Marissa Alexander, the Florida mother who fired warning shots to stop her abusive ex-husband's attack in 2010, may finally see the dark days of prison behind her, with a judge releasing her late Tuesday to serve the rest of her sent... Read Post