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Yesterday, as many people around the nation waited for the jury in the trial of Michael Dunn in Florida to bring in a verdict ( which didn't happen ) as I was reading Jaxpagan's diary " Waiting in ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 610 comments on Sat Feb 15, 2014 at 05:17 AM PST with 377 Recommends
I admit I did not follow the Michael Dunn/Jordan Davis trial closely. After months on the Zimmerman Trial and documenting many similar incidents with Police killings of unarmed men from Kendrick ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 199 comments on Sun Feb 16, 2014 at 08:37 AM PST with 310 Recommends
UPDATE: Dunn, through his attorney, is now refuting the Sheriff's office report that no guns were found in the car in which Jordan Davis was killed : Michale Dunn’s attorney, Robin Lemonidis of ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 411 comments on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 04:54 PM PST with 305 Recommends
Have you ever answered your door while holding something? A pen, perhaps, or the remote. A tennis racket? A book? Have you ever opened the door not knowing exactly who is on the other side? You may ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 320 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 07:56 AM PST with 234 Recommends
Breaking: Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder of Jordan Davis http://t.co/sjWCJxTsRJ pic.twitter.com/KewoQLrCoa — SPLC (@splcenter) October 1, 2014 Jordan Davis was the unarmed young ...
by Vita Brevis
Comment Count 90 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2014 at 01:00 PM PDT with 227 Recommends
Tonight on Nightline, a juror of the Michael Dunn murder trial was interviewed. The juror, named Valerie, is the first juror we have heard from since the trial concluded. Below is a quick summary ...
by cici414
Comment Count 367 comments on Tue Feb 18, 2014 at 10:11 PM PST with 198 Recommends
Just moments ago, Michael Dunn, ...
by Shaun King
Comment Count 236 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 09:41 AM PDT with 161 Recommends
by kos
Comment Count 186 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM PST with 136 Recommends
Last night, Jon Stewart discussed the Michael Dunn murder case with Jessica Williams about how Stand Your Ground really applies to black youth in Florida. JON STEWART: Wait, the car was fleeing and ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 59 Recommends
There seems to be a lot of confused reporting asserting that the killings of Jordon Davis and Trayvon Martin have nothing to do with Florida's Stand Your Ground Law. This diary is a rebuttal to ...
by LilithGardener
Comment Count 161 comments on Sun Feb 16, 2014 at 08:06 PM PST with 54 Recommends
There are days, living in this state, when the old wounds and worries of past racism seem to never heal, days when it seems as if bigotry is as indestructible, as resilient, as Japanese knotweed. ...
by Jaxpagan
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 12:09 PM PST with 51 Recommends
by Matt Bors
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 06:50 AM PST with 46 Recommends
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 57 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 10:42 AM PST with 37 Recommends
The South is part of the United States; the South is a country within a country. The Michael Dunn-Jordan Davis Stand Your Ground murder case has been the focus of a great deal of micro-level ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Mar 03, 2014 at 10:00 AM PST with 27 Recommends
There's s surprising amount of good news this week, especially out of the Middle East - though sometimes "good news" just means undoing a previous step backward. The good, the bad and the ugly ...
by Tara the Antisocial Social Worker
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Feb 22, 2014 at 05:00 PM PST with 25 Recommends
The racism evident in Florida's Stand Your Ground law seems obvious to some of us; " homicides involving white shooters and black victims are 11 times more likely to be deemed "justifiable" than ...
by LilithGardener
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Feb 23, 2014 at 07:02 AM PST with 24 Recommends
For those who followed the trial of Michael Dunn in Florida, I'd like to discuss the role alcohol played in the incident and more specifically, why wasn't it a major issue in the trial? In this ...
by fcvaguy
Comment Count 95 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 07:31 AM PST with 23 Recommends
The recently announced verdict in the Michael Dunn murder trial in Florida has sparked discussion in the media and dominated the 24 hour news cycle. The discussion in this post is intended to ...
by otherwise
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue Feb 18, 2014 at 02:13 PM PST with 23 Recommends
And so a despairing ritual has once again played out, and once again in a Florida courtroom, where apparently some number of jurors find it difficult to accept that a young black male might not be ...
by tim wise
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Feb 17, 2014 at 09:27 AM PST with 21 Recommends
There's something wrong in a society where a psychopath can sit in a courtroom, obviously lie through his teeth about murdering an unarmed teenager and still have a good shot at getting away with ...
by Kwik
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 01:59 PM PST with 20 Recommends