Brittney Griner is free!!

Kendric Council

After Griner was arrested in Russia for charges of drug possession back in February, she is now free. She was released in a prisoner swap this past Thursday. Griner’s family and fans have been calling on Russia to free her for months. Brittney Griner is a 32-year-old woman who plays center for the Pheonix Mercury. As a result of people speaking up, US officials negotiated a prisoner swap with Moscow for notorious arms dealer Viktor Bout.