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Renisha Mcbride Shooting

Renisha McBride: Black Women's Lives Matter

Debbie Hines | Posted 04.08.2015 | Black Voices
Debbie Hines

Renisha McBride was black, a woman and human. She deserved to be alive today. Her life and black women's lives matter.

Did Social Media Help Get #JusticeForRenisha?

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.11.2014 | Black Voices

Just last week, Theodore Wafer was found guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Renisha McBride. While the outcome brought so...

Renisha McBride, Trayvon Martin And How Race & Gender Have Affected Coverage

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.24.2014 | Black Voices

It's no secret -- the Trayvon Martin and Renisha McBride killings have striking similarities. Both were young black victims and in each case, the kill...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Trial Begins For Man Who Shot Unarmed Black Teenager On His Porch | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.23.2014 | Black Voices

DETROIT -- As a prosecutor showed a jury photos of Renisha McBride, her father rushed out of the court room. The photos of the 19-year-old -- first sm...

Trial Date Set For Renisha McBride Killer

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.30.2014 | Black Voices

Theodore Wafer, a Michigan man who fatally shot a woman through his screen door last year, will face trial in July. Wafer, 55, is charged with sec...

Theodore Wafer Will Stand Trial For Death Of Renisha McBride

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

A judge ruled that the man who is accused of killing an unarmed Detroit teen on his front porch has been ordered to stand trial. Judge David Turfe...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Renisha McBride, Slain Teen, Just 'Wanted To Go Home' | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

The night 19-year-old Renisha McBride was shot to death on a homeowner's porch last month, she was just trying to get home, according to court testimo...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Accused Killer Of Teen Slain On Porch Back In Court | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Forty-six days after an unarmed 19-year-old named Renisha McBride was shot to death, her accused killer is set to appear in court for the first time s...

"I Didn't Mean to Kill Renisha McBride." But Does it Matter?

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

While accidents are commonplace, many can have legal consequences. Spilling hot coffee, slipping and falling, and the often-occurring automobile "fender bender" may cause injury to people and property and result in lawsuits seeking monetary damages. But some accidents are far more serious.

Renisha, Jonathon, Trayvon...The New Strange Fruit?

Avis Jones-DeWeever | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Avis Jones-DeWeever

As a young adult, I was Renisha McBride. Traveling home from college late one evening, my car stalled. With no cell phone, and still miles away from home, I made Renisha's choice. I walked to the nearest home and knocked on the front door.

Homeowner Charged With Murder In Death Of Teen Slain On Porch

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.15.2013 | Black Voices

A man was charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter and a related gun charge in the death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride, Michigan's Wayne Count...

LISTEN: Police Audio From Night Of Teen's Shooting

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.12.2013 | Black Voices

In a contentious case where few details have been released, audio from a police dispatcher and a partial timeline of the hours before Renisha McBride'...

Slain Teen's Death Ruled Homicide After Autopsy

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.11.2013 | Black Voices

An autopsy report for the 19-year-old woman allegedly slain by a homeowner while possibly trying to get help after an accident shows she was shot in t...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Lawyer For Man Implicated In Renisha McBride Shooting Speaks Out | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.08.2013 | Black Voices

DETROIT -- The lawyer for a man implicated in the shooting of 19-year-old Renisha McBride believes evidence will show her client's actions were "justi...