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Florida Stand Your Ground

Janell Ross

Killing Of Another Unarmed Florida Teen Reignites Push to Repeal 'Stand Your Ground' Laws | Janell Ross | Posted 12.05.2012 | Black Voices

Two days after Jordan Davis’s parents buried the body of their 17-year-old son in the Georgia ground, a campaign to repeal "Stand Your Ground" laws ...

Janell Ross

Jordan Davis Casualty Of Florida's Lax Gun Laws, Opponents Say | Janell Ross | Posted 12.02.2012 | Black Voices

On Saturday, Lucia McBath and Ron Davis buried their 17-year-old son, Jordan Davis. That Davis was killed after an exchange about loud music is not...

Jennifer Carrol's Brother In Law Indicted In Alleged Illegal Pill Scheme

Posted 08.01.2012 | Black Voices

Federal authorities have charged the brother-in-law of Jennifer Carroll, Florida's embattled lieutenant governor, with trying to illegally sell prescr...

Trymaine Lee

Trayvon Martin's Parents Urge Florida Task Force To Amend Law | Trymaine Lee | Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices

On Tuesday, during the first public meeting of the 19-member Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection, convened by Gov. Rick Scott to examine Flori...

Playground Bully

The Independent Florida Alligator | Posted 08.06.2012 | College
The Independent Florida Alligator

Policies that punish students for reasonably defending themselves put them in potentially horrible scenarios. It's about time someone starts thinking about the unintended consequences of punishing those who stand up for themselves and others.

Jennifer Bendery

Congressional Black Caucus Introduces Trayvon Martin Resolution | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Black Caucus unveiled a resolution on Wednesday that honors the life of Trayvon Martin and calls for the repeal of "St...