Concern grows for Black, gay WNBA star Brittney Griner detained in Russia
In mid-February, WNBA superstar Brittney Griner was detained at the Moscow airport and accused of smuggling “signifcant” amounts of cannabis oil. Griner plays with a Russian basketball team and was arrested as she arrived in Moscow. Her supporters worry she'll be used as a political pawn and is at risk in a country that persecutes gay people. Victoria Brownworth has been following Griner’s story and gives us the latest.