TRIAL UPDATE (11/24/14):
Marissa Alexander has agreed to a plea deal that includes time served, an additional 65 days in Duval County Jail, and two years probation and surveillance monitoring. Learn more about Marissa's case.
When: Monday, November 24
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Chicago Police Dept Headquarters, 35th & Michigan
When: Tuesday, November 25
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: Eastside Arts Alliance, 2277 International Blvd
FREEDOM FUNDRAISER UPDATE:
Yet again, Marissa Alexander’s supporters have reached a crucial fundraising goal! Supporters have raised another $40,000 for the Marissa Alexander Legal Defense Fund. THANK YOU SO MUCH! A report on all that the Freedom Fundraiser has accomplished and next steps for the fundraiser will be coming this week.
Free Marissa Alexander gear is ON SALE! Stock up for the holidays! Visit the Free Marissa Store for t-shirts, scarves, buttons, zines, and more! Also check out beautiful t-shirts from the For The Birds Collective and from OccasionalNWF! All proceeds go to the Marissa Alexander Legal Defense Fund.
Until Marissa Is Free
"I wrote this poem because of my support of Marissa Alexander. I wrote this poem one morning because of my outrage that I still live in a country where it seems as though black women are still having to defend themselves about defending themselves."
A Poem Dedicated to Marissa Alexander
by Nikky Finney