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Kendrick Johnson

Kendrick Johnson: Good Kid, Mad System

Michael W. Waters | Posted 04.11.2015 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

A new investigation has been opened into Johnson's death. Let us pray that in these new attempts to seek justice for Johnson, a mad system comes to its senses.

Parents Of Teen Found In Gym Mat Sue Funeral Home

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 02.05.2014 | Black Voices

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead last year at school inside a rolled-up gym mat have sued the funeral home th...

Questions Remain In Kendrick Johnson's Death

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — Each weekday, the mother and father come to the same corner outside the county courthouse and spend hours camped out with cardb...

So Many Tears: The Year in Black Pain

Michael W. Waters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

There are certain years, concretized within our collective memory, noted for the multiplicity of tragedies encountered over the duration of its days. For African Americans, 2013 possesses all the painful markings of such a year.

Case Of Teen Found Rolled Up In Wrestling Mat Being Reviewed

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

MACON, Ga. -- MACON, Ga. (AP) — A federal prosecutor said Thursday that he is conducting a formal review of facts and evidence in the death of a tee...

Footage Released From Baffling Death In High School Gym

Posted 10.31.2013 | Crime

A U.S. attorney in Georgia will make an announcement on Thursday afternoon about the death of a teenager who suffocated in a high school gymnasium, CN...

Horrifying Death Details Prompt Teen's Family To Call On Trayvon Martin Family Lawyer

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 12.10.2013 | Black Voices

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The parents of a Georgia teenager whose body was found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat at school say they hav...