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Michael Dunn Verdict

Juror In Michael Dunn Trial: 'Race Was Never A Factor'

CNN | Posted 02.21.2014 | Black Voices

One of the jurors in the trial of Michael Dunn said that race played no part in the case. The Florida jury on Saturday convicted Dunn, 47, on three...

Michael Dunn And Open Season On Black Teenagers

Salon | Posted 02.19.2014 | Black Voices

How much more are black people in this country supposed to take? On Saturday, a Florida jury failed to convict Michael Dunn for the callous murder...

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...

Michael Dunn: 'I'm The Victor, But I Was The Victim Too'

Posted 02.19.2014 | Black Voices

Prosecutors have released audio of phone calls placed from the jailhouse by Michael Dunn, the man who fatally shot 17-year-old Jordan Davis after a co...

Not Again: One Black Attorney's Thoughts on the Michael Dunn Verdict

Charles F. Coleman Jr. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Black Voices
Charles F. Coleman Jr.

While Dunn is unlikely to ever experience life again as a free man, neither Martin nor Davis will experience life at all beyond their 17th year of existence simply because someone else decided that they were justified in using their gun to 'defend' themselves.

'This Will Make The Decisions To Retry Dunn More Complicated'

AP | DEREK KINNER and TAMARA LUSH | Posted 02.17.2014 | Black Voices

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A verdict in the city of Jacksonville is again raising the issue of self-defense and race in Florida, just seven months af...

The Souls of Black Folk and the Shame of the Dunn Verdict

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 04.19.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Of what value is the soul of an African American teenager? Today, in America, it seems like there is not an equality of souls, of human beings, especially when it comes to the lives of young African American men.

Florida Man Found Guilty Of Attempted Murder In Loud-Music Trial

AP | DEREK KINNER | Posted 04.17.2014 | Black Voices

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 47-year-old software developer was convicted Saturday of attempted murder for shooting into a carful of teenagers after ...

Jurors Told To Keep Deliberating In Loud-Music Murder Trial

AP | Posted 04.17.2014 | Black Voices

From the AP: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A judge has asked jurors to continue deliberating on the fate of a Florida man charged with fatally shootin...