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Jordan Davis Death

Jordan Davis' Parents Speak Out

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 02.19.2014 | Black Voices

The parents of Jordan Davis, a black Florida teen who was shot in an altercation over loud music, spoke to Good Morning America's Robin Roberts on Wed...

It's Time We Loved All of Our Children

Katie Mgongolwa | Posted 04.20.2014 | Parents
Katie Mgongolwa

It's time we loved all our children. Of course, it would be better if we loved all our citizens, but loving our children is a good start. It's time to ask ourselves honestly if our cities value their children equally.

Murder Trial Opens For Florida Man Who Killed Jordan Davis

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Black Voices

(Recasts with jury selection starting, length of trial, sequestering of jury) By Susan Cooper Eastman JACKSONVILLE, Fla...

Trial For Man Who Shot Jordan Davis May Be Similar To Zimmerman's

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 02.02.2014 | Black Voices

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A white software developer is about to go on trial in Florida in the death of a black teenager — in a case that raises c...

Janell Ross

Stand Your Ground Creates New Activist

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 01.25.2013 | Black Voices

Ron Davis still isn’t sure how he made the 30-minute drive to the hospital. He was crying. He was praying he wouldn’t crash into anyone. He was pl...

Janell Ross

Killing Of Another Unarmed Florida Teen Reignites Push to Repeal 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

'Stand Your Ground' Should Be Repealed

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 02.03.2013 | Black Voices
Judith Browne Dianis

Dunn claims he acted in self-defense, and that he felt "threatened" before opening fire on the vehicle. His attorney argues that Dunn "acted responsibly." He is now calling on a legal hook for his view that his actions were warranted: Florida's deeply misguided "stand your ground" law.

PHOTO: Zimmerman Releases Image Of Bloodied Face

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 12.04.2012 | Black Voices

George Zimmerman's defense team has released a photo of the former neighborhood watchman that shows him with a bloodied face and swollen nose, CNN rep...

Janell Ross

Jordan Davis Casualty Of Florida's Lax Gun Laws, Opponents Say

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

RIP Jordan Davis: Friends Of Slain Teen Remember Him In Photos

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler and Kristen Taylor | Posted 11.30.2012 | Black Voices

One week after black teenager Jordan Davis was shot and killed in comparable circumstances to Trayvon Martin, his friends and family are working throu...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Mourns Boy Shot Dead In Florida

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell spoke on his Thursday show about the recent killing of Jordan Davis, a 17-year-old black student who was shot dead by an older whit...

Florida Teen Jordan Davis One of at Least 32 Youth Killed by Concealed Carry Killers

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 01.30.2013 | Crime
Josh Sugarmann

Across America, lax concealed carry laws arm and embolden too many shooters who react to slight provocations with deadly force. The result is an untold number of innocent lives lost, families decimated and communities shaken.

The Similarities And Differences Between Jordan Davis And Trayvon Martin

AP | JACOB JORDAN | Posted 01.30.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA — The fatal shooting of a Florida teenager who was listening to loud music in a car a week ago has drawn comparisons to the Trayvon Mart...