March 24, 2017

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER NOW

    Wondering what Marissa Alexander is doing NOW?  She's fighting and she's only just begun. Introducing: The Marissa Alexander Justice Project. Why I created this organization: I am the Lord’s servant. May your word to me be fulfilled….. The Mission of the MAJP is to provide services that promote the collaboration of broader movements of social justice and…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER’S LETTER TO COMRADES

    Marissa Alexander, whose case became a rallying cry for survivors of domestic violence, walks by her dad Raoul Jenkins surrounded by her legal team and supporters, Jan. 27, 2015, after three years of incarceration.        Photo by Bob Mack/Florida Times-Union/AP                          …

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  • KOCH BROTHERS MAKE NOBLE MOVE

    Courtesy SaintPetersBlog By Mitch Perry -Apr 28, 2015 Koch Brothers latest to seize on 'BAN the BOX' movement.         David    and     Charles “Banning the Box” on job applications for companies who contract with the city of Tampa was a bridge too far for the City Council to consider back…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER HEADED TOWARD HOME PLATE

    Courtesy First Coast News Ann Schindler 11/24/14 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Facing a possible 60 years in prison for firing a gun at her estranged husband and his two sons, Marissa Alexander agreed Monday to a plea deal that effectively ends the four-year old criminal case against her. According to the terms of the plea, Alexander…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER REMAINS FREE ON BOND

    Courtesy of THE FLORIDA TIMES-UNION Posted: January 10, 2014 - 10:28am  |  Updated: January 11, 2014 - 1:00am By Larry Hannan  (904) 359-4770  larry.hannan@jacksonville.com             Marissa Alexander can remain free on bond, but                      judge clearly upset with home-detention supervisor A Jacksonville judge has ruled…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER’S THANKSGIVING BLESSING

                    Courtesy of FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2013 PRESS CONTACT: Michelle Rodanes (772) 634-2418 JUDGE GRANTS PRE-TRIAL RELEASE THE NIGHT BEFORE THANKSGIVING This time of year we reflect and give thanks for our family and loved ones.  We gather around the table with all the trimmings and reminisce about…

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  • ATTENTION: MOTHERS OF CHILDREN INCARCERATED

    Mothers of incarcerated children often feel ashamed, depressed, isolated and alone. We invite all MOTHERS nationwide (included are dad's who walk in mom's shoes), whose son or daughter is in prison, no matter what their age, to join with the National Union of Mothers4Justice in creating a strong network of moms who stand ready to contact…

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  • “FYI” YOUNG OFFENDERS SUFFER ADULT PUNISHMENTS

    The Families of Youth Incarcerated (FYI) is an organization that is taking a bold and serious stance against the prosecution and incarceration of juveniles in the adult criminal system. Florida is one of 15 states that allow prosecutors to "direct file" adult charges against juvenile offenders but FYI is advocating for reform of these direct…

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  • JUST DROP THE CASE & FREE MARISSA ALEXANDER

    ATTEND MARISSA’S COURT HEARING TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!  THE WORLD IS WATCHING! THURSDAY, OCT 31st, 8:30 AM  DUVAL COUNTY COURTHOUSE 501 W ADAMS ST., 6TH FLOOR   JACKSONVILLE, FL *WEAR BLACK* Who is Marissa Alexander?                              Marissa Alexander is an African American mother and survivor…

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