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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...

Trial Set For Man Accused Of Killing Unarmed Teen Renisha McBride

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Theodore Wafer, charged with second-degree murder in the death of 19-year old Renisha McBride, entered a not guilty plea in court Wednesday as his tri...

Homeowner Shot 'Confused' Woman Who'd Been In Accident

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — A young, drunk woman fatally shot on a man's porch in suburban Detroit was hurt, scared and confused a few hours earl...

Outcome Of Porch Shooting Case Could Hinge On This One Word

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

DETROIT (AP) — The way Renisha Marie McBride's young life ended Nov. 2 is not in dispute: A homeowner in suburban Detroit fatally shot the 19-year-o...

Renisha McBride's Family: We Just Want Justice

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — The parents of a 19-year-old woman who was shot in the face on the porch of a suburban Detroit home say they find it ...

Teen Shot On Porch Had Alcohol And Pot In Her System: Report

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | Black Voices

DETROIT (AP) — A toxicology report finds a 19-year-old woman shot to death by a homeowner on a suburban Detroit porch had a high level of alcohol in...

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'...

Justice for the Silenced

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

Renisha McBride's death is a tragedy that simply didn't have to take place. It raises many questions about preconceptions, bias, profiling, motive and more -- all of which need to be thoroughly examined and investigated.

The Slaying of Renisha McBride Casts Another Ugly Glare on the Peril to Black Women

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

In far too many cases where young black women have been victimized there were endless and predictable efforts to dig up any and every bit of damaging information about their history or lifestyle to in effect virtually blame them for their own unjustified killing.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Lawyer For Man Implicated In Renisha McBride Shooting Speaks Out

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Homeowner Claims Shotgun Accident In Killing Of Teen Who May Have Been Seeking Help

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.12.2013 | Black Voices

More than 100 people in Dearborn Heights, Mich., demonstrated outside the police station Thursday night, saying they hoped to pressure authorities to ...

19-Year-Old Reportedly Shot To Death While Trying To Get Help

Posted 11.10.2013 | Black Voices

A woman who appeared to need help in the middle of the night and was subsequently shot to death may have been the victim in a case of self-defense gon...