Brittney Griner

Griner was sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison for bringing cannabis oil into the country. Her team plans on filing an appeal.


Donald Trump made an appearance on the Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show podcast Where he spoke on Brittney Griner's case.


Jason Whitlock defended Jan. 6 Capitol rioters by comparing their crimes to that of Brittney Griner, calling them all 'political prisoners."

WNBA star Brittney Griner pleaded guilty to a drug charge in a Russian court on Thursday but said she did not intentionally break the law. 

The president and Vice President Kamala Harris also spoke to the WNBA star's wife "to reassure her" they're doing everything they can to secure her freedom.

The WNBA star penned a letter to the president expressing fears she may never be freed.


The WNBA star is facing up to 10 years in prison.

After nearly three months of silence on Griner, the Biden administration on May 3 declared that Griner had been “wrongfully detained.

Black Feminist Future remains firm in a public campaign focused on the WNBA player to ensure her safe return sooner than later.  

Calls grew to free Brittney Griner from Russia over drug allegations after Biden announced a prisoner swap deal to release a different American prisoner from Russia in exchange for a Russian pilot convicted in the U.S. of similar charges on which the pro basketball star is being held.

Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner is scheduled to appear in court on May 19, and the upcoming case could determine her fate in Russia.

The escalating tensions in the region could slow any diplomatic resolution for Griner.