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MICHAEL DUNN TRIAL
Yes, It Is About Race
Attorney and bestselling author
We're in the midst of a series of high-profile trials of white Americans who fatally shot unarmed African Americans, which we are constantly told are
about race. Not only is this a losing strategy for the prosecution, but it's dishonest.
Trayvon and Jordan: Why Knowing Their Names Hurts
Tricia Elam Walker
writer, lawyer, mom, fashionista, educator, blogger and cultur...
Young black men understand that they are disposable as far as society at large is concerned, and they have internalized that message, often harming themselves in the process in addition to being harmed by others.
Trayvon Martin's Father, Tracy Martin, Says Country Values Guns More Than Children's Lives (VIDEO)
Martin also added a strong sentiment about the value of the lives of young black men in this country and how the nation seems
Juror In Michael Dunn Trial: 'Race Was Never A Factor'
The shots continued even as the SUV was fleeing, and Dunn was also convicted of one count of shooting into the vehicle. But
Many Rivers to Cross: Giving Up on Bridging the Racial Divide
Cynthia Dagnal Myron
Award-winning former reporter for the Chicago Sun Times and Ar...
Even with a black man in the White House, we're still training our black boys how to be careful out there. I'm sure they're aware of the danger, having watched how some white people have
that black president for the past few years.
Jordan Davis' Parents Respond To Michael Dunn's Feelings Of Being The 'Victim'
During an interview on MSNBC's "The Last Word" with Lawrence O'Donnell, Jordan Davis' parents responded to Dunn saying his
Michael Dunn Juror Wanted To Convict Him Of Murder In 'Loud Music' Killing
The juror, who asked to be identified as "Valerie" in an exclusive interview on ABC, said the jury ultimately could not agree
Juror Says 'Loud Music' Killer Deserved Murder Conviction
A juror in the 'Loud Music' trial says killer deserves a murder conviction
Michael Dunn and the Victim Mentality
What separates the Michael Dunns and George Zimmermans of the world from your average killer is their insistence that they are not only innocent but wronged.
Michael Dunn And Open Season On Black Teenagers: The Onslaught Of White Murder
How much more are black people in this country supposed to take? On Saturday, a Florida jury failed to convict Michael Dunn
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Jordan Davis' Parents Speak Out On Good Morning America
Davis related the loss of his son's life to Roberts' own fight with cancer. "We know how people fight so hard to live -- I
Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Who's Next? It's Time for Us to Heal the Wound of Racism
State Director, PICO Lifelines to Healing Campaign
One of the daily consequences of this festering racial wound is that parents throughout Florida are living in constant fear that their sons or grandsons will be the next victim of being out in public while black ("BOPWB").
Why Stand Your Ground Laws Must Be Repealed, in One Infuriating Graph
Professor of sociology based in Los Angeles
Research found that Stand Your Ground laws increase the likelihood that a homicide will be considered "justified," but only in cases where a white person is accused of killing a black person.
Wayne Brady On Michael Dunn Verdict: I'm 'Sad As A Man, Fearful As A Black Man' (VIDEO)
Dunn, who is white, said that he got into an argument with Davis and the other teens over the volume of their music. Dunn
Michael Dunn's Letters From Prison: Culture, not Race?
David Palumbo-Liu is the Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor at Sta...
This latest case of an armed white man killing a young, unarmed black male brings with it the by-now common disclaimer, "It's not about race."
Calling on Leaders to Repeal 'Stand Your Ground'
Rev. Al Sharpton
President and Founder, National Action Network
Whether it is Florida or any of the other 22 states with these ridiculous and incomprehensible laws on the books, we must push back aggressively and immediately.
The Souls of Black Folk
and the Shame of the Dunn Verdict
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite
Professor of Theology, Chicago Theological Seminary
Of what value is the soul of an African American teenager? Today, in America, it seems like there is not an equality of souls, of human beings, especially when it comes to the lives of young African American men.
Black Twitter Shows Off The #DangerousBlackKids America Should Fear
That music was too loud for Michael Dunn. Following an argument over the volume, the 45-year-old man fired his gun into the
Prosecution Rests In Michael Dunn Murder Case
Prosecutors called their last witness in direct testimony on Monday, a week after jury selection began in the first-degree
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