The mothers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis are criticizing Bernie Sanders for comments he made in Sunday night’s debate, that white Americans “don’t know what it’s like to be living in a ghetto” and “don’t know what it’s like to be poor.” Sybrina Fulton and Lucia McBath have both endorsed Hillary Clinton.
On Wednesday, a Staten Island grand jury decided against indicting the Officer Daniel Pantaleo who choked Eric Garner to death on July 17 in an incident that was caught, in its entirety, on film. Suddenly, New York City isn't so far removed from Ferguson or Cleveland or any other place where black people are killed…
Flying Lotus' "Never Catch Me" video featuring Kendrick Lamar turns tragedy into triumph with wildly talented dancing kids. Seriously, someone put them on Broadway, they are that good.
On Wednesday, Michael Dunn was found guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis last year. This is Dunn's second trial. In February he was found guilty of three counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of shooting into a car but a mistrial was declared regarding his murder charge.
Theodore Wafer, the man who was found guilty of second-degree murder for fatally shooting Renisha McBride last November, was sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison on Wednesday.
Theodore Wafer, the man who fatally shot Renisha McBride in the face on his porch last fall, has been found guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter. Wafer may receive life in prison and the possibility of parole.
As Theodore Wafer’s trial in the killing of Renisha McBride begins today, the question of African American humanity rears its ugly head. Looking at the recent slew of racially-charged murder cases, being a black American starts to feel like you're a Game of Thrones character — expendable.
While some were stunned and saddened by Michael Dunn's bittersweet mistrial verdict in the shooting death of black teen Jordan Davis on Saturday, Black Twitter provided a cathartic and sarcastic release by responding with the hashtag #dangerousblackkids.