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.
What: Community discussion: Where do we go from here?
When: Friday, December 12
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: 3709 W. Grand Ave.
What: Free Marissa Teach-In & Direct Action Planning
When: Sunday, December 14
Where: Berkeley Public Library, 3rd Fl, 2090 Kittredge St.
What: #MonumentQuilt Display in protest of Marissa Alexander's prosecution
When: Monday, January 27, 2015
Where: Duval County Courthouse at 501 W. Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202
Learn how to take action & demand Marissa's freedom!
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
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Marissa Alexander is a survivor of domestic violence from Jacksonville, FL who is being threatened with 60 years in prison for defending her life from her abusive husband. The Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign is organizing for her freedom.