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.
Marissa Alexander Sentenced to 20 years: Marissa Alexander, the 31-year-old Florida woman who fired what her family calls a warning shot at her abusive husband, was sentenced Friday morning to 20 years in prison. Did Clinton Call Ob... Read Post
Marissa Alexander, the 31-year-old Florida mother of three who maintains that she only fired a warning shot at her abusive husband, has been sentenced to two decades in prison. She turned down a plea bargain that would have seen her... Read Post
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