Florida Mom Convicted for Firing Warning Shot Released from Prison
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Florida Mom Convicted for Firing Warning Shot Released from Prison

  JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 28 (UPI) — A Florida woman sentenced to 20 years in prison…

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Marissa Alexander Denied ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing
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Marissa Alexander Denied ‘Stand Your Ground’ Hearing

  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (USA Today) — Duval County Circuit Court Judge James Daniel has made…

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Task Force of Ministers to Address Stand Your Ground Laws
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Task Force of Ministers to Address Stand Your Ground Laws

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Rev. R.B. Holmes, a civil rights…

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Marissa Alexander’s Sentence Could Triple in ‘Warning-Shot’ Case
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Marissa Alexander’s Sentence Could Triple in ‘Warning-Shot’ Case

[Florida Times-Union] A Jacksonville woman whose case generated outrage when she was sentenced to 20…

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Young, Black and Afraid of ‘The System’
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Young, Black and Afraid of ‘The System’

The Michael Dunn trial and 2-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death lead young African-American men…

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Blacks in Florida Still Victimized by ‘Stand Your Ground’
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Blacks in Florida Still Victimized by ‘Stand Your Ground’

Two Years After Trayvon’s Death By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Two…

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Florida Woman Imprisoned for ‘Warning Shot’ Released from Prison Before Thanksgiving
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Florida Woman Imprisoned for ‘Warning Shot’ Released from Prison Before Thanksgiving

[ABC News] Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Breaking News from ABC | Thanksgiving…

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Marissa Alexander Will Get a New Trial
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Marissa Alexander Will Get a New Trial

[MSNBC] Marissa Alexander, the African-American woman who was sentenced to 20 years for discharging a…

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Boycott Florida: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
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Boycott Florida: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

By Ron Daniels NNPA Guest Columnist Ron Daniels In a recent article I called for…

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Blackonomics: On What Ground are We Standing?
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Blackonomics: On What Ground are We Standing?

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist What has become our mantra in this post-George Zimmerman are…

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